Steps to Prepare Ultimate Carrot Cake
Carrot Cake. I finally added a video to my old and trusty recipe for carrot cake, revamped with coconut oil this time. If you want to decorate it with candied carrots, simply slice them thinly and boil for a couple minutes in a syrup made from equal parts sugar and water. Carrot Cake is one of those classic recipes that works so well for any celebration.
Warm cinnamon and vanilla help create a swoon-worthy flavor as you bite into the moist. In a mixing bowl, mix sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs. In another bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
Hey everyone, hope you are having an amazing day today. Today, I’m gonna show you how to make a special dish, carrot cake. It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I will make it a bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.
Carrot Cake is one of the most favored of recent trending foods on earth. It is easy, it’s fast, it tastes delicious. It is enjoyed by millions daily. They are nice and they look fantastic. Carrot Cake is something which I have loved my whole life.
I finally added a video to my old and trusty recipe for carrot cake, revamped with coconut oil this time. If you want to decorate it with candied carrots, simply slice them thinly and boil for a couple minutes in a syrup made from equal parts sugar and water. Carrot Cake is one of those classic recipes that works so well for any celebration.
To get started with this recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can have carrot cake using 19 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.
The ingredients needed to make Carrot Cake:
- Get of Carrot Cake:.
- Take 1 cup of pecans or walnuts- lightly baked & coarsely chopped.
- Prepare 340 g of raw carrots (about 2 1/2 cups finely grated).
- Prepare 2 cups of all-purpose flour.
- Get 1 teaspoon of baking soda.
- Take 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder.
- Make ready 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
- Take 1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon.
- Prepare 4 of large eggs.
- Get 1 1/2 cups of granulated white sugar.
- Take 1 cup of sunflower, vegetable or canola oil (or other flavorless oil).
- Prepare 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract.
- Take of Cream Cheese Frosting:.
- Take 1/4 cup (57 grams) of unsalted butter, room temperature.
- Make ready 8 ounces (227 grams) of cream cheese, room temperature.
- Make ready 2 cups (230 grams) of confectioners (powdered or icing) sugar, sifted.
- Make ready 1 teaspoon (4 grams) of pure vanilla extract.
- Get 1 teaspoon (4 grams) of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
- Take 1 teaspoon of finely grated lemon zest (outer yellow skin) (optional).
Fold dry ingredients into wet mixture and blend well. Remove from oven, and set aside to cool. In a medium mixing bowl, combine butter or margarine, cream cheese, vanilla, and confectioners sugar. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
Steps to make Carrot Cake:
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Butter, or spray cake pan..
- Whisk the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and ground cinnamon..
- With electric mixer, beat the eggs until frothy (about 1 minute). Add the sugar and vanilla extract and beat, on high speed, until the batter is thick and light colored (about 3 – 4 minutes). With the mixer on low speed, gradually add the oil in a steady stream and then beat until combined. Add the flour mixture and beat just until incorporated. With a rubber spatula fold in the grated carrots and chopped nuts..
- Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean..
- Cream Cheese Frosting: With electric mixer, beat the butter until smooth. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract and beat until light and fluffy (about 2-3 minutes). Add the lemon juice and beat until incorporated. Add the soft cream cheese in four to five additions (scraping the bowl as needed), beating until incorporated and the frosting is nice and smooth..
- To Assemble: Once the cake is cool, slice it in the middle. Place one layer of the cake on your serving platter. Spread with about 3/4 cup (150 grams) of the frosting. Gently place the second cake layer onto the frosting and spread the rest of the frosting over the top and sides of the cake. If desired, garnish with toasted nuts. Serve cold or bring to room temperature before serving..
Add the eggs, oil, carrots and vanilla; beat until combined. Stir in pineapple, coconut and nuts. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon. Line bottoms with parchment paper, and butter parchment. Dust with flour, tapping out excess.
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