Despite what its name would suggest, blood pudding isn’t a creamy, sweet dessert, nor something Bill Cosby would endorse. Blood pudding is, in fact, a type of sausage. Also going by the colorful handles black pudding and blood sausage, preparation calls for the mixture of... yes, animal blood, and numerous fillers that vary from country to country. The resultant mishmash is ready to eat once it congeals. So essentially you’re chowing down on what equates to a giant blood clot.