Carrot Pudding

Auntie Elvera

Ingredients

pudding
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup currants
  • ½ cup mixed peel
  • ¼ cup almonds blanched or nuts
  • 1 cup grated raw czarrots
  • 1 cup grated raw potatoes or apples
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ tsp each cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. soda

Directions

  1. Wash raisins and currents. Dry between towels. Add peel and almonds. Sift then measure flour and sift with spices. Grate carrot and potatoes. Cream shortening and blend with sugar. Add well beaten egg and carrot and half the potatoes. Add fruit and flour mixture. Dissolve soda in remaining half of the potatoes and add it last. Pour into buttered mold, tie down the parchment or heavily waxed paper. Steam for 3 hours. (This is very good)