Carrot Pudding Recipes

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How to keep yours carrots fresh and crisp

When you get home from the store, wash carrots thoroughly in cold running water.

  • Place cleaned carrots in plastic container.
  • Fill contained with cold water until carrots are conmpletely covered.
  • Place lid on container and store in refrigerator.
  • Change water every 4 days.

Note: This will keep your carrots fresh and crisp for at least 2 weeks.

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The Healthy Uses of Carrots

  • Carrot soup calms the bowels and slows down bacterial development making it a good home remedy for diarrhea.
  • Carrot seeds (1 tsp per cup of boiling water) is believed to be a diuretic, stimulate the appetite, reduce colic and fluid retention and help alleviate menstral cramps.
  • Carrot juice helps relieve stress, fatique and will cleanse and energize your body.
  • Raw carrots (grated) can be used for it's antiseptic properties can be used for wounds, cuts and inflammation.
  • It is also said that shewing a raw carrot immediately after eating can kill all the harmful germs in the mouth, cleanse your teeth, prevent bleeding of the gums, and tooth decay.

Carrot Pudding Recipe #1

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup peeled and shredded potatoes
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions:

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.

Steam the cake for 2 hours. Serve warm.

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.

 

Carrot Pudding Recipe #2

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups flour

1 1/2 cups brown sugar

1 1/2 cups suet

1 1/2 cups raisins

1 1/2 cups currants

1 1/2 cups grated carrots

1 1/2 cups grated potatoes

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp cloves

Directions:

Mix all ingredients together.

Fill pudding mold to 2/3 full.

Steam for 3 to 4 hours.

Serve with hard sauce.

Hard Sauce Ingredients:

1/3 cup butter

1 cup sugar

1 tsp vanilla

Directions for hard sauce:

Cream butter.

Stir in sugar and vanilla.

Store in cool place until ready to use.

Note:  There are freeze dried artifical suets and canned artificial suets that can be used instead of the real thing.

Carrot Pudding Recipe #3 (Crockpot Version)

 Ingredients:

4 large carrots, cooked and grated

1 small onion, grated

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1 tbsp sugar

1 cup milk

3 eggs, beaten

Ingredients:

Mix together all ingredients and cook on high in crock pot for 3 to 4 hours.

Carrot Pudding Recipe #4 (Baked Version)

 Ingredients:

1 cup grated carrots

1 cup grated parsnips

1/2 cup melted butter

1 1/4 cup flour

1 cup sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

3/4 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

1 cup raisins

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions:

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

Combine carrots, parsnips, and butter.

Sift together dry ingredients and add raisins.

Combine the two mixtures.

Pour into greased casserole dish.

Bake for 1 hour.

Serve warm topped with whip cream.

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Pamela99 5 years ago from United States

I've never had carrot pudding but adore carrot cake. I think I will try one of your recipes. It looks so healthy.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Actually, Pamela, carrot pudding is really quite tasty. I think you'll like it.


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Just Ask Susan 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

I just bought a ten pound bag of carrots because they were cheaper than buying the two pound bag. This hub was a great find. Thanks so much. I am looking forward to trying carrot pudding something new that I have never had before. It looks very good!


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Just Ask Susan, you'll like the carrot pudding. Some are savory, eaten like a vegetable. And some are sweet, eaten like a dessert. Thanks for stoppinb by and thanks for the comment.


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carrie450 5 years ago from Winnipeg, Canada

I will try these out KoffeeKlatch Gals. They seem so delicious and tasty. Happy New Year to you.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Happy New Year carrie450. They really are quite tasty, you'll enjoy them.


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Reynold Jay 5 years ago from Saginaw, Michigan

Carrots and Pudding...Hmm...Sometimes carrots can surprise you. I'll pass this along to my wife... I love carrot cake so this could be a delightful surprise! RJ


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Reynold Jay, if you like carrot cake you'll like sarrot pudding. It's the same idea just not as firm.


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Don Simkovich 5 years ago from Pasadena, CA

I would have never considered carrot pudding. A terrific Hub. I'm going to forward this to my wife! Oh, I see Reynold Jay said he would do the same thing! I didn't realize carrots could have so many health benefits.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Don, believe it or not the carrot puddings are really quite tasty. The best part is, as you said, they are good for it. It makes it knd of painless to eat healthy.


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Peggy W 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

I have never had a carrot pudding but no reason it would not be great. When I saw the suet ingredient I thought to myself that this must be a very old recipe. Am I correct? I seem to remember my grandmother using suet in some type of pudding many years ago.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Peggy, it is an old recipe. I can remember eating it when I was a child over 40 years ago. Try it, you'll like it.


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Peggy W 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

I thought it had to be an old recipe! Those are often the best. Thanks!


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Peggy W, they are. They bring with them memories as well as a great taste.


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evvy_09 5 years ago from Athens, AL

Yum, I love carrots, but carrot pudding? Will have to try, without the raisins, this week. Also need to use up a bunch of sweet potatoes and even more regular potatoes. A friend gave us a HUGE sack of potatoes. Any recipes?


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

I know envy_09. I thought the same thing. It really is delicious. I will be publishing a pototo recipe hub this coming weekend - sat., Jan 08, keep an eye out for it. I'll email you the site.

Meanwhile I have a hub with Breakfast Potato recipes you might want to look at. http://hubpages.com/food/Breakfast-Potato-Recipes


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Amber Allen 5 years ago

I knew that you could use honey on wounds but I had no idea that you could also use carrots in this way. Thanks for the useful info and great recipes.

Amber:)


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Amber, It turns out that carrots are a pretty amazing vegetable. Who would have thought it?


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Rhonda Waits 5 years ago from The Emerald Coast

I love a carrot cake. This is a great idea for carrot pudding. I will just have to try this one.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Thanks Rhonda. I think you'll like it.

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