If you don't like pecans, feel free to leave them out. Even our picky toddler who basically hates everything can’t stop eating. Boy did it ever smell as good as it tastes. If you want chocolate frosting, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup cocoa, according to how rich you want it. I’ve done several times and always was a success . * Required fields (Email address will not be published). A huge hit with family and friends. The popular cake is topped with homemade chocolate frosting, and perfect to serve with a glass of milk or tea. If you don’t believe that our recipe helps you bake the best homemade carrot cake, take a look at what our readers are saying about the recipe! I made it for my husband’s birthday and he said it would win a Paul Hollywood handshake (from The Great British Bake-off)” – Yuna, “This is an absolutely divine carrot cake recipe!!!! The Pastiche is a lifestyle, cooking, and travel blog for slowing down and annotating the things that inspire us, feed our souls, set our hearts on fire. If it is too thick, add 1 tablespoon of cream or milk. Everyone tells me this is the best carrot cake ever! You will likely need to increase the baking time by about 30% in the 10-cup pan, somewhat less in the 12-cup. With some room to move into Spanish and Italian foods, largely because we have several wines from those countries and We really think Spanish wine goes best with Spanish food. (If you find that a cake layer is stuck to the bottom of the pan, leave the cake pan upside down and allow gravity to do its thing). I'm very proud to share this recipe with everyone because I won an award ribbon at our county fair. Be certain to reduce the baking temperature to 325 degrees F(165 degrees C) if using a glass baking pan. Place oil, sugar and eggs in the bowl of a food processor It wasn’t something either of us grew up eating. Then I whisk all the wet ingredients together in another bowl. Can I make one large single layer cake? U were right it was utterly delicious. Beat in the powdered sugar, a 1/4 cup at a time until fluffy. 1 1/4 cups (295 ml) canola or other vegetable oil, 1 cup (200 grams) lightly packed brown sugar, 3 cups (300 grams) grated peeled carrots (5 to 6 medium carrots), 1 cup (100 grams) coarsely chopped pecans, 8 ounces (225 grams) cream cheese, at room temperature, 1/2 cup (50 grams) coarsely chopped pecans, for topping cake. This guide to cooking roast beef will help you create a flavorful, moist, and tender roast. Frost with your favorite Cream Cheese Frosting. A heavenly, homespun dessert perfect for a party or just simply for the family! Enjoy! "Delicious! Thank you for sharing with us. Jump to the… OMG!! That said, you should be able to swap some of the oil for applesauce without too many issues. Thank you for sharing this recipe. Carrot Cake. Using both carrots and zucchini gives this cake a unique flavor. As a youngster I can remember waiting for grandmother to pull this cake out of the oven. You sure nailed this recipe!! It was more moist the next day. The method for this carrot cake recipe could not be simpler! Diana Jandura. One of my sisters, Beth, learned how to make carrot cake in home economics class in 1978. For a bundt cake, a 10-cup or 12-cup Bundt pan should be fine. The photo of my carrot cake on FB had all my friends wanting a slice of this simply delicious desert. Then let them cool for a few minutes in the cupcake pan before transferring them to a cooling rack. One of our most popular recipes! I was preparing dinner and nearly forgot about the second pan I placed in the oven. However the icing was way too runny, as others have also said. Some grocery stores sell bags of grated carrots, as well. All-American Chocolate Cake. Use our recipe to make chicken, steak or… Pastiche Fine Desserts: The BEST Carrot Cake!!! Cannoli is just ok and were pre-filled, not North End worthy. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I would recommend gradually adding the cream cheese to the icing sugar until you have a good consistency, rather than the other way around . So glad I can finally make my own Carrot cake. I doubled the recipe for the frosting to cover the sides. I am 75 years old and I’ve made plenty of carrot cakes. The thing is the “extras” are where the magic happens: flavor, texture, moistness. The recipe should make 22 to 24 cupcakes. Corina Bakery is the perfect all-around bakery—great for a walk-in treat or as the place to order your next event cake. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. Here’s how I like to do it: Dry ingredients in one bowl, wet ingredients in another: I like to whisk my dry ingredients together in one bowl until they are well blended. I just want to say that this recipe is a SLAM DUNK. Can I use applesauce instead of oil in the carrot cake recipe? This is something we have never tried ourselves, so you may need to do some experimenting on your own. So if you’re making the cake and start to second-guess the number of carrots called for in our recipe below, don’t. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 am to 9 pm Friday & Saturday, 9 am to 10 pm Sunday, 10 am to 9 pm More about us…, How to make red wine pasta or spaghetti that has been cooked in dry red wine. Lots of carrots make this the best carrot cake. A few years ago I asked her to write down what she remembered from the recipe. We made it with a little less oil and a little less sugar, so this carrot cake recipe is now healthier but still sure to be a favorite. I shredded the carrots by accident but it still looked the same and tasted delicious. Here's an old-fashioned carrot cake that's got more carrots than spice. Recipe updated, originally posted April 2014. Pecans can be substituted for walnuts. Decorate with cream cheese frosting and chopped pecans. A friend shared the recipe with me and I made it to celebrate the birth of my son (a birthday cake). This was, hands down, the BEST carrot cake any of us had ever eaten! With our easy recipe, the chicken stays juicy and becomes ultra-flavorful. Carrot cake was a bit too sweet. We like using both granulated and brown sugar in this, but using one or the other is an option. If you prefer to refrigerate the cake, it will last for 5 to 6 days. We had a birthday celebration in our household over the weekend and we had the best time binge-watching the latest Netflix original series STRANGER THINGS starring Winona Ryder and eating the most delicious and moist carrot cake!. The ingredients needed for this cake are simple and I bet you have quite a few of them already in your kitchen! Since posting this in 2014, we have tweaked the recipe to be more clear and added a quick recipe video. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Read more, Making your own Vietnamese pho soup at home is not hard, all you need is a straightforward recipe, a few secrets and a nice big stockpot. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. I like using all-purpose flour, but you can substitute some of the all-purpose flour for whole wheat or white whole wheat flour. Enjoyed every bite. (I’d also bake the cake on a sheet pan, just in case some batter comes over the sides.). His family devoured it and he didn’t get to taste it. It’s very delicious and all my family loved it . I only omitted the nuts and raisins because we are not fans of them. It is a carrot cake, after all. We decided not to use raisins in the recipe, but if we did, than we would’ve rehydrated them in warm water, drained them than added them to keep everything nice & moist. Jump to the Easy Carrot Cake Recipe or watch our quick recipe video below to see how we make it. Traditional Cream Cheese Frosting: In a large bowl, beat 16 ounces of cream cheese and 1/2 cup of softened butter together for a minute or two until smooth. This is a terrific cake and works well in a springform pan. For a gluten-free carrot cake, swap the flour for your favorite gluten-free flour blend. In a separate bowl, whisk the oil, sugars, and vanilla. on a cake stand, top with a little over 1/2 cup of the frosting, and smooth it out into one even layer. Posts about Carrot Cake written by boxsetsandmunch. It disappeared quickly after I made it. Read more, © 2009-2020 Inspired Taste, Inc. I just made this cake for a family Christmas party and it was a huge hit! The nuts added get better by the next day. 6" (5-6 pcs) $24 8" (8-10 pcs) $34 10" (14-16 pcs) $49. If you make this recipe, snap a photo and hashtag it #inspiredtaste — We love to see your creations on Instagram and Facebook! For the carrots, we prefer to hand grate for the finest carrot pieces that melt into the cake batter, but you can also use a food processor. When it comes to baking the cake, divide the batter between two buttered and floured cake pans and bake until done. Great. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. (serve chilled or at room temperature) $18 14-16 pcs. A few tips and tricks to make your carrot cake really, well, take the cake! Best carrot cake ever. We’re Adam and Joanne, the creators of Inspired Taste. LET ME TELL YOU…. Best if frosted with Cream Cheese Frosting II by Janni, from this site. It was worth all the effort. 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