Passover carrot candy

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Grated carrots
5 ounces Fresh ginger root
2 pounds Sugar (white or brown, your choice)
4 tablespoons Powdered sugar (at least)
½ teaspoon Powdered ginger (optional for more heat)
4 ounces Slivered almonds (at least)

Peel and grate ginger root. Combine carrots, ginger root and sugar in sauce pan. Heat SLOWLY until runny. Increase heat to medium-high remembering to stir. When mixture starts becoming very thick and foamy, stir constantly or mixture will burn. Somewhere between a hard ball and crack, stir in almonds and then quickly pour onto a damp chopping board or marble top. Spread approximately 11 x 11 inches.

Cool 10 minutes and then cut into 1 -> 1½ inch squares Separate each piece and roll in powdered sugar. (For added zip, use a mixture of ½ tsp. powdered ginger to 4 tbs. of powdered sugar.) When cool, place in a glass apothecary jar with a little Re-Posted by Annette Johnsen 3-08-95 Submitted By ANNETTE JOHNSEN On 03-09-95

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