Carrot Pudding

Carrot Pudding

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"This is a wonderful spice filled dessert that resembles plum pudding but is low in fat (unless you use the buttery sauce!). The buttery sauce is optional, the pudding is good with or without it!"

Ingredients

servings 552 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 552 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 19.9 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 93.8g
  • 30%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 296 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine carrots, potatoes, sugar, raisins, flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon, all spice, and ground cloves. Transfer mixture to a clean 1 pound coffee can. Secure wax paper over the top and place the filled can in a large pot with 2 to 3 inches of water. Cover the pot and bring the water to a simmer.
  2. Steam the cake for 2 hours. Serve warm.
  3. Buttery sauce: In a medium-size pot, combine butter or margarine, cream, sugar, and vanilla. Heat until the mixture is liquid. Spoon mixture over the warm carrot pudding to serve.

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I showed this recipe to my Grandma and she has a couple of comments: She adds 1/2 cup softened butter to the mix to help things stick together and she said that you should mix the potatoes and s...

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2 of 4 of us loved this, the others rated it a 1 hence the 3 rating. Personally i thought it was great without the sauce which i didn't make. A warning: I too used pint jars which I filled 2/3 f...

I showed this recipe to my Grandma and she has a couple of comments: She adds 1/2 cup softened butter to the mix to help things stick together and she said that you should mix the potatoes and s...

This has been my family's traditional Christmas dessert for over 50 years. It is something everyone looks forward to all year long! No one is ever "too" full to pass up dessert when it is carr...

there is a similar cake made in the middle west that basically has the same ingredients and a rum sauce which adds a real kick to it. the pudding can be made in a coffee tin or a pudding ...

This is the exact same recipe that my grandmother made every year for thanksgiving. It came to America with her English grandmother. Thanks for the canning jars idea! My mom used to steam it ...

This is my first time making and eating it, absolutely amazing, it is one of my favorite foods now, go Canada!

My father and his twin had this every year for the December birthdays. Dad has been gone 20 years, Mom's been gone 2, but I continue to make this pudding, and the family devours it. I make a t...

This tasted exactly how I remembered it from my childhood! This is now a favorite of my children, husband, and anyone else who tastes it. Thanks for the recipe!

Delicious. I made it in 3 pint canning jars in my canning kettle. Hubby loved it. The sauce was delish too and I'll make it to keep in the frig for other desserts as well.

excellent holiday dessert