This colorful and tasty carrot kugel is a great holiday dish, and a good substitute for potatoes or rice.
Makes 6 to 8 servings
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup margarine or unsalted butter
1/2 cup light brown sugar
2 cups grated carrots (about 5-6 medium)
1/2 orange, grated rind and juice
2 unbeaten eggs
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Sift together the four dry ingredients.
- Cream shortening and sugar in large bowl. Add carrots, eggs, rind, and juice to creamed mixture, and mix well. Mixture will look slightly curdled.
- Gradually add dry ingredients to creamed mixture and mix well.
- Bake in 1 1/2-quart casserole, uncovered for 45-50 minutes.
Note: Use margarine instead of butter if serving with a meat entrée.