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St. Louis Christmas Pudding

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Ingredients
  Grated carrots 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Fresh bread crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Southern comfort 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 3 Tablespoon
  Cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 3⁄4 Pound
  Sifted flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Pitted chopped dates 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Southern comfort 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (For Flaming)
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a mixing bowl and combine carrots, sugar and bread crumbs.
2) In another bowl, beat eggs until it turns lemon colored. Add this to the dry ingredients in the other bowl. Fold in vanilla, spices, butter and Southern Comfort. Blend nicely to mix all ingredients. Thereafter, fold in flour, baking soda and salt. Roll raisins and dates in flour and add to the batter.
3) Put the batter in a 2 quart mold with cover, filling 1-inch from top. Put the mold in a large pot and add boiling water half way up its sides. Cover and steam for 1 hour over low heat. Cool, then refrigerate.

SERVING
4) Before serving, steam again for 1 hour in the same manner. Flambe with Southern Comfort and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Pie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Carrot
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
135 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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