Definitions for "Hasty pudding"
A thick batter pudding made of Indian meal stirred into boiling water; mush.
A batter or pudding made of flour or oatmeal, stirred into boiling water or milk.
A baked dish made mostly of cornmeal, milk, and molasses. It's not pudding like Jell-O pudding, it's more of a mush. At the time, pudding was the term used for the dessert course of a meal.