Carob pudding

Carob pudding

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Tara Weaver Course: DessertCuisine: InternationalDifficulty: Easy
Servings

5

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooling time

3

hours 
Total time

3

hours 

15

minutes

A creamy, carob pudding that will tantalize your taste buds with its smooth texture and sweet flavor. Made with only natural ingredients, this dessert is perfect for a special occasion or just to enjoy on a lazy day.

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Ingredients

  • 5.5 oz 5.5 cashews

  • 1 cup 1 water

  • 1/3 cup 1/3 date syrup (or agave syrup)

  • 3 tbsp 3 carob powder

  • 1 tsp 1 bourbon vanilla

  • 1 tbsp 1 xanatan gumi

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 cinnamon

  • 1 small 1 banana

Directions

  • Blend all the ingredients in a heavy duty blender until you get a creamy mixture.
  • Fill into jars and chill in the fridge for 2-3 hours.
  • Serve with a banana wheel and crushed cashews on top.

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FAQ about vegan carob pudding

Is carob pudding vegan?

Yes, made with all vegan ingredients like plant milk and carob, our carob pudding is a completely vegan and gluten-free dessert. This rich, creamy, and thick pudding is wholesome and wouldn’t fail to impress anyone.

Is carob powder acidic?

Yes, with a ph level of 6.5 when digested, carob is acidic in nature. Carob fruit contains phenolic acid, similar to caffeine acid and chlorogenic acid. The presence of elements like minerals such as copper, zinc, magnesium, and nickel in carob make it acidic.

Why is carob good for you?

Carob is a very healthy alternative to chocolate, and adding it to your diet can positively affect your health. Since carob has a good amount of fiber, it is ideal for people suffering from high blood pressure. In comparison to chocolate, it has zero caffeine. Moreover, its low fat and sugar level help in weight loss. It can also reduce risk of heart diseases, lower cholesterol levels and relieve constipation.

Why use Carob instead of chocolate?

Although Carob and chocolate appear very similar, they differ significantly in their nutritional content, and choosing the better one depends mainly on your preference. Carob contains more carbohydrates and sugar than chocolate and is low in fat. Carob is also caffeine free, making it an excellent choice over chocolate for those allergic to caffeine and other stimulants.

Where does carob powder come from?

Carob powder comes from dried and roasted carob tree pods. It looks very similar to cocoa powder, but it is healthier. Also known as carob flour, carob powder is a great alternative to cocoa powder and chocolate. It is vegan and often used as an alternative to chocolate in vegan desserts.

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Tara Weaver
Tara Weaver

I’m Tara, and I’m not just a wife and mom who loves her family and pets. I’m an aspiring chef who’s passionate about food, crystals and sharing my experiences with everyone!