Cookbook:Carrot Cake

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Variation OneEdit

 
Carrot cake with powdered sugar

IngredientsEdit

FrostingEdit

CakeEdit

ProcedureEdit

FrostingEdit

  1. Mix all ingredients together

CakeEdit

  1. Melt the butter and sugar together, and mix with the dry ingredients.
  2. Beat the egg and add it.
  3. Stir until everything is well combined.
  4. Cook at 180°C (355°F) for about 50 minutes in a greased tin with greaseproof paper on the bottom.
  5. When cake has cooled, top with cream cheese Icing

Variation TwoEdit

IngredientsEdit

  • 450ml (14fl oz) vegetable oil
  • 400g (14oz) plain flour
  • 2 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 570g (1lb 4oz) sugar
  • 290g (10oz) eggs
  • pinch of salt
  • 12g (½oz) ground cinnamon
  • 530g (1lb 3oz) carrots, peeled and grated
  • 150g (5oz) walnuts, chopped

For the topping:Edit

  • 200g (7oz) cream cheese
  • 150g (5oz) sugar
  • 100g (3½oz) butter

ProcedureEdit

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a food processor for 5 minutes. Pour into a cake tin 26cm/10½in diameter and bake at 160C/325F/Gas 3 for 45 minutes.
  2. Check to see if the cake is cooked, then remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes in the tin before removing and placing it on a cooling rack.
  3. For the topping, place the cream cheese, sugar and butter into a mixing bowl and cream together until smooth and soft. Spread over the cake using a palette knife.