November 18, 2017

Many of you have requested my recipe for Jamaican Carrot Juice! I know it’s a favourite drink for a lot of people, however, I really don’t make it much so I had to try my hand at creating this recipe for you. You’ll notice in my video that I’m tentative about how much sweetened condensed milk to add. That’s because I didn’t want to over-power the natural carrot flavour. If you prefer a strong carrot flavour just add more carrots or use less water with the amount of carrots below. Though it’s always traditional to sprinkle nutmeg on top when serving up a glass of carrot juice, I added grated nutmeg to the batch I made for the video. Either way, you can’t lose.
 
Carrots are naturally sweet so for a lighter dairy-free version add sugar, lime juice and ginger to your carrot juice instead of the traditional ingredients. Pour over ice for a refreshing way to quench your thirst.
 
Ingredients
 
2lbs Carrots, chopped in 2-inch pieces
4 to 5 cups cold Water
1 Tbsp Vanilla Flavouring
12-oz Sweetened Condensed Milk, or to taste
1/4 tsp Nutmeg, grated
1 Tbsp Jamaican Rum (optional)
 
Method

1. Using a blender, blend the carrots with water in batches
2. Separate juice into a bowl or pitcher using a strainer or cheesecloth
2. Stir in vanilla, sweetened condensed milk, nutmeg and rum
 
Pour over ice and enjoy!
 

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Fay

I’ve been cooking Jamaican food for my family for more than 50 years! Now I'm teaching my daughter Angela and you how to cook my treasured family recipes! I'm happy to be of service and love hearing from you so don't forget to leave a comment below.

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