Carrot Pie

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Carrot Pie


All the flavor of carrot cake in a smooth custard pie. Your kids will have no idea there are vegetables hiding in this dessert. You can add more sugar syrup to this recipe in order to counter the carrot flavor.


  • 600 grams carrots (peeled)
  • 2 1/2 deciliters water
  • 500 grams sugar
  • 1 cinnamon sticks
  • 100 grams flour
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 lemon
  • sugar (for sprinkling)
  • cinnamon (for sprinkling)


  1. 1Cook the carrots in boiling water. Once cooked, drain and puree.
  2. 2Let cool slightly.
  3. 3Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  4. 4Meanwhile, in a saucepan, add the water, sugar and cinnamon stick. Let the mixture boil until reaching the firm pearl stage (when you drip it off a spoon, the falling strand is bit thick and falls in a drop shape).
  5. 5When the sugar syrup is at this stage, remove from heat, and remove the cinnamon stick.
  6. 6Add the carrot puree, flour, eggs, and lemon juice.
  7. 7Stir very well with a whisk or in the blender.
  8. 8Grease a pie pan with butter and sprinkle with sugar.
  9. 9Pour the batter in the pan.
  10. 10Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until set in the middle
  11. 11Remove from oven and let cool.
  12. 12Once cool, sprinkle with cinnamon and powdered sugar.
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