Carrot Pudding

Makes 9 servings.


2 pounds carrots, sliced, cooked until tender
¼ cup melted margarine
1 large egg yolk
3½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 12 packets Equal® sweetener or ½ cup Equal® Spoonful™
⅓ cup all-purpose flour
1½ teaspoons baking powder
¾ teaspoon salt
½ cup raisins
¼ cup chopped blanched almonds (optional)
⅓ cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
5 large egg whites, beaten to stiff peaks
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 8 packets Equal sweetener or ⅓ cup Equal® Spoonful™
1 tablespoon cold margarine, cut into pieces
2 tablespoons sliced almonds
Orange Sauce (optional)


1. Process carrots in food processor or blender until smooth; cool to room temperature.
2. Mix carrots, melted margarine, egg yolk, and 3½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes in large bowl; mix in ⅓ cup flour, baking powder and salt.
3. Mix in raisins, chopped almonds and cheese. Stir about ⅓ the egg whites into carrot mixture; fold carrot mixture into remaining egg whites.
4. Spread carrot mixture evenly in greased 8 x 8-inch square baking pan.
5. Mix 3 tablespoons flour and 2½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes in small bowl; cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over carrot mixture; sprinkle with sliced almonds.
6. Bake pudding at 350°F (175°C) until browned and set, about 50 minutes. Cut into squares.
7. Serve warm with Orange Sauce.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 195
Protein 6g
Carbohydrates 26g
Fat 8g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 402mg

Food Exchanges: 2 Vegetable, 1 Bread, 1½ Fat

Additional comments:

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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