pudding

noun
pud·​ding | \ ˈpu̇-diŋ \

Definition of pudding

2a(1) : a boiled or baked soft food usually with a cereal base corn pudding bread pudding
(2) : a dessert of a soft, spongy, or thick creamy consistency chocolate pudding
(3) British : dessert sense 1
b : a dish often containing suet or having a suet crust and originally boiled in a bag steak and kidney pudding

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The menu is filled with traditional British fare, including game, roasts from the restaurant's own farm, pies, and puddings. Emily Selter, Town & Country, "London Travel Guide: The Best Things to Do, See, Eat, and More," 7 Aug. 2018 For a coda, rhubarb compote with akitakomachi rice pudding, Australian pepperberry meringue and sorbet of fresh aloe vera provided a sweet, refreshing finish. Eric Rosen, WSJ, "How Young Chefs Are Making Their Marks on Hong Kong’s Fine Food Scene," 10 Dec. 2018 The recipe comes from pastry chef Alex Levin, who loves to pipe the cream in layers that alternate with rice pudding, crunchy bits and various fruits. Bonnie S. Benwick, The Seattle Times, "For a different Thanksgiving dessert, swap pie for parfaits," 13 Nov. 2018 In the morning, slice 1 banana and add it to the pudding with all-natural peanut butter. Nazima Qureshi, SELF, "I'm a Registered Dietitian and Here's What I Learned Going Vegan for a Week," 25 Nov. 2018 Gluten-free options include homemade granola with yogurt and fruit and a berry chia pudding with quinoa and nut butter muesli. Karin Eldor, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Brunches in Montreal," 6 Aug. 2018 Decadent dessert optons will range from chocolate bread pudding with a dark rum butter sauce to Grand Marnier crème brulée. AJC.com, "10 places to RSVP for Valentine’s Day dinner in metro Atlanta," 1 Feb. 2018 Mango Chia Overnight Oats Either the softer varieties of mango or the firmer, fibrous ones will make a great addition to this pudding. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "Here's How to Pick the Best Mango Every Time," 19 Aug. 2018 Each spoonful of the pudding pot was tasty and creamy, not overly rich or sugary chocolate. Marc Bona, cleveland.com, "Flying Fig quietly maintains its wonderful place in Cleveland's culinary world," 3 May 2018

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First Known Use of pudding

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pudding

Middle English

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pudding

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pudding

: a thick, sweet, soft, and creamy food that is usually eaten cold at the end of a meal

: a sweet, soft food that is made of rice, bread, etc.

: a hot dish like a pie that has a mixture of meat or vegetables inside of it

pudding

noun
pud·​ding | \ ˈpu̇-diŋ \

Kids Definition of pudding

: a soft creamy dessert

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