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This very easy to make Portuguese carrot pudding (pudim de cenoura) is delicious and makes a great dessert.
Portuguese Carrot Pudding Recipe
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Portuguese Carrot Pudding Recipe

Portuguese Carrot Pudding Recipe

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1 lb of carrots1 and 1/2 cups of sugar1/4 cup of margarine4 large eggs1 tablespoon of cornstarch1 teaspoon of ground cinnamonLiquid caramel, to spread on the pudding pan

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  1. Cook the carrots with the cinnamon.
  2. Drain the carrots and make a puree. 
  3. Mix the cornstarch and sugar, add it to the carrot puree and mix well.
  4. Finally add the eggs slightly beaten and the melted margarine already cooled.
  5. Stir it very well and add it to a pudding pan with a lid with the liquid caramel spread all over (to taste).
  6. Bake in the pressure cooker with water half way for approximately 30 to 35 minutes.
  7. Allow it to cool completely in the pan, once cold, unmold and serve.
Recipe & Photo Credit: omeutempero.blogspot.pt


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