17th Century: Carrot Pudding

Preparation info
  • Makes a

    22 cm

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pride and Pudding: The History of British Puddings, Savoury and Sweet

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2016

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Most eighteenth century recipes for this pudding require you to boil the carrots, while Rebecca Price’s seventeenth century recipe, below, uses raw grated carrots. I find the texture of the raw carrot far more agreeable and rustic.

Carrot pudding my Lady Howe’s recipe

Take a twopenny lofe grated; and the same quantity of raw caret grated very small; mix them together; and put to it the yolks of eight eggs, and the whites of 3 beat them well