Carrot Cake
Preparation Difficulty
1,5 hours ★★✩✩✩

Appropriate for 10 servings

Ingredients

For The Cake

  • 2 cups Flour, all-purpose
  • 2 cups Sugar, granulated
  • 3 cups Carrots, grated
  • 1 & 1/2 Sunflower oil
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 4 eggs

For The Frosting

  • 200gr Powder Sugar
  • 200gr Cream Cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons Butter, cut into pieces, at room temperature

Preparation

For The Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 180° Celsius / 350° Fahrenheit degrees.
  2. Beat the eggs with the sugar into a large mixing bowl until you have an even mixture.
  3. Beat in the sunflower oil little by little into your mixture.
  4. Add the baking soda, baking powder, and vanilla extract while continuing beating the mixture.
  5. Then add the grated carrots and beat for a bit more.
  6. Grease a round cake pan in the bottom and sides with some shortening and pour your mixture into the pan.
  7. Bake for about 30 to 35 minutes, remove the cake from the oven and from the baking pan.
  8. Put your cake on a serving plate and let it cool off completely, for about 30 to 40 minutes.

For The Frosting

  1. In the meantime, beat the cream cheese with the powder sugar and butter until you have a nice smooth mixture.
  2. Store in the refrigerator, until your cake cools off.

Now Let’s Bring them Together

Spread the frosting over your cooled off cake and there you are! Your Carrot Cake is ready to serve!


Now that those cold days of the winter have finally arrived, I think it’s time for me to give you some more dessert recipes to enjoy. Not that I’m going to exaggerate, but why not loosen up a bit now that Summer is definitely over?

So, thinking about desserts, the Carrot Cake recipe is the first one that popped into my head! You see, it is one of the recipes that you can easily enjoy with wine and coffee as well! Of course, now that I come to think about it, the Original French Macarons recipe is also one of these recipes but why not try something new! Of course, I am going to suggest a

Ok, hopefully, I’ve convinced you that it’s worth trying to make this recipe, but how about I suggest a wine pairing to make sure you are tempted to 😉 ?

So, you may pair this Carrot Cake with a glass of sweet Riesling or you may go for the  Hungarian Tokaji Aszu wine. Sweet requires for sweet and this is a match worth tasting! You may check on these 11 Rules To Make Top Wine and Food Combinations if you don’t believe me.

I really hope you do make an attempt on this recipe and pairing, and please, by all means,  do let me know how that tasted!

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Hello, my name is Anastasia and I will be your host for this blog. I am a dedicated fan of Jane Austen’s writing, I love travelling, dinner with friends and I believe that there is nothing better to accompany those precious moments than a glass of perfect wine.