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Grandma Alfreta Roylance's Carrot Pudding Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Reva Clarke
Added: Saturday, November 3, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tsp soda
1 c grated carrots
2 c raisins
1 c sugar
1/2 c butter
2 c flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp cloves
Nuts if desired

Directions:
Directions:
“Dissolve soda in grated carrots.” Mix shortening and sugar together well; add to carrots. Add raisins and nuts. Sift dry ingredients together and add to the other. “Put in 1 pound coffee can, greased and floured, with foil or lid” to close. “Put a couple of fruit jar lids in the bottom of a pan filled with 2 inches of water. Steam for 3 or 4 hours.” “Don’t fill coffee can too full. Pudding will raise.” After cooking, “Put in oven to dry a little (with the lid off). Then take a knife and loosen—invert can to take it out. Good served with whipped cream or plain thick cream.” Also, can “wrap in foil and store in refrigerator.” NOTE: Alternately, can steam in a double boiler 2 ½ to 4 hours.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I thought I'd died and gone to heaven when Grandma made this!

 

 

 

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