This is an easy to prepare family favorite dish for special dinners. It is a delicious side dish with ham, poultry or even brunch meals. Our Gingerbread Spice Blend is a perfect compliment to the carrots. It's a perfectly yummy way to enjoy fresh carrots!
1 pound fresh carrots
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 Tblspns All Purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp lemon extract
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp Gingerbread Spice Blend
3/4 cup granulated sugar (white)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray with cooking spray a medium-sized deep baking dish. Cook the carrots until very tender in salted boiling water. Let the carrots cool and then mash them until they are smooth and the consistency of smooth mashed potatoes. Add the butter and eggs and combine. Add the flour, baking powder, the extract, salt and spice. Blend until smooth. Fold in the sugar and then pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Bake for 45 minutes - an hour, or until set and a knife inserted into the middle, comes out clean. Serve warm.