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Will-Be-Home-for-Easter Carrot Cake

Will-Be-Home-for-Easter Carrot Cake : moist and full of flavours.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Will-Be-Home-for-Easter Carrot Cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 27 minutes
Total Time 47 minutes

Ingredients

  • Cake ingredients:
  • 2 small eggs
  • 4 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 ½ cup grated carrots ( 4 small carrots )
  • 3 Tbsp sour cream
  • 4 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • Chocolate glaze ingredients:
  • 1 cup bitter chocolate chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbp vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • Powdered cocoa to sprinkle before serving

Instructions

  1. Butter the baking dish ( ø 6.5 inches, 4 cups volume ) and leave aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.
  3. In a bowl, mix eggs and brown sugar well.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and pecans.
  5. Add vanilla extract, carrots, sour cream and vegetable oil to egg mixture.
  6. Slowly add dry ingredients stirring constantly.
  7. Pour the mixture into the baking dish and bake for 27 minutes or until skewer inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.

  8. Leave to cool and don't take out from the baking dish.
  9. In a small pan, mix, using spatula, glaze ingredients and melt on low heat to get smooth texture.
  10. Cover the cake with the glaze and leave to cool completely.
  11. Once cooled, take the removable ring off.
  12. Before serving, sprinkle with cocoa powder to taste.