Carrot Pudding

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!

Carrot Pudding Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Carrot Pudding for 7 servings:

  • 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

Carrot Pudding Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Carrot Pudding easily:

  1. 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. 2 Steam the cake for 2 hours. Serve warm.
  3. 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 552 calories; 19.9 grams of fat; 93.8 grams of carbohydrates; 3.6 grams of protein; 58 milligrams of cholesterol; 296 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 9th 2011

    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 ...

  2. Nov 12th 2010

    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!

  3. Jan 25th 2010

    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.

  4. Dec 4th 2008

    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 a ...

  5. Dec 27th 2007

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

  6. Dec 16th 2007

    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 ...

  7. Sep 29th 2006

    excellent holiday dessert

  8. Dec 21st 2000

    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 ...

  9. Apr 10th 2000

    there is a similar cakemade in the middle westthat basically has thesame ingredients and arum sauce which adds areal kick to it. thepudding can be made ina coffee tin or a pudd ...