Carrot Pudding - Steamed
IntroductionNice Christmas pudding - not too rich.
Can use slow cooker on high, to steam pudding or large pot that will hold mould and cook for required length of time. Nice Christmas pudding - not too rich.
Can use slow cooker on high, to steam pudding or large pot that will hold mould and cook for required length of time.
1-1/4 Cup grated raw carrot
1-1/2 Cup grated apple
1 Cup All purpose Flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp clovs - optional
1/2 - 1 tsp nutmeg
1-2 - 1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 Cup butter
1 Cup brown sugar - not packed
3/4 Cup seeded raisins
1/4 Cup grape / cranberry juice
1 tsp baking soda
Pudding can be made ahead of time and stored until required.
To reheat return pudding to mould and steam 1-3 hours until heated through. or individual servings can be heated in microwave 1-3 minutes depending upon size.
Serve with: Hard Sauce / Whip-cream
See separate recipe for Hard sauce.
Total Calories: 2,002 or 1/2 Cup = 250 Calories
Heat boiling water add to slow cooker - place mould into slow cooker - to measure required amount of water - to come 1/2 way up around the mould.
Grate carrot, apple, measure set aside
Reserve 1 Tbsp flour to dust raisins
In 1 mixing bowl
Flour, baking powder, salt and spices
in a 2nd mixing bowl
Butter, brown sugrar
Add dry ingrediants to creamed sugar alternately with grape/cranberry juice belending well after each addition
Add carrots and half of the grated apple, floured raisins.
Dissolve baking soda into remaining apple then add to mixture, mixing lightly.
Pour into prepared mould - fill to 2/3 full - cover with foil/lid - tie firmly with string - place in prepared pan of boiling water on top of trivit so water will be able to move all round mould, cover.
Steam 4-1/2 to 5 hours - Check periodically the height of the water, add more boiling water as required.
Serving Size: 8 1/2 Cup Servings / divide # servings into total calories to get individual calorie size.
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user THESLIMMERME1.