Grandma Grieb’s Carrot Pudding

carrot-puddingMemories are made with family gathering to celebrate special days. Special foods are usually part of the tradition and memories. For the past 60 years Carrot Pudding has been a must for Carl Grieb at Christmas.

Recipe for: Grandma Grieb’s Carrot Pudding

From the Kitchen of: Gertrude Grieb                  Servings: 12


1 cup grated carrots
1 cup sugar
1 cup grated apple
1 cup raisins
1 cup suet or ¾ cup butter
2 cups flour
½ tsp. cloves
1 tsp. cinnamon


  1. Mix butter and fruits
  2. Add dry ingredients
  3. Put mixture in butter mold (large).
  4. Steam 2 ½ hours (place mold with pudding in stew pot containing 2 inches of water, cover mold with aluminum foil). Steam in simmering water.


Hard Sauce Topping:

1 package powdered sugar
1 cube butter
1 tsp. vanilla
Mix together by squeezing by hand to form a ball

To serve:

Slice pudding and then top with a slice of sauce.

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