Orange-y Carrot Cake #authormarathon. Carrot Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting is an incredibly moist carrot cake and frosted with the best orange cream cheese frosting. Every carrot cake is different, but one thing they all contain: carrots! Grated carrots are the base of this amazing dessert; they give it texture, moisture, and its orange-y color.
Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before cutting and serving OR frosting and cutting. Keeps well in a lidded container in the fridge or at room temp. Based on George's mother's recipe, this is an easy, moist, and tender carrot cake with delicate tropical flavors and macadamia nuts. You can have Orange-y Carrot Cake #authormarathon using 12 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Orange-y Carrot Cake #authormarathon
- Prepare of orange.
- Prepare of sugar.
- You need of flour.
- It’s of baking powder.
- It’s of baking soda.
- It’s of cinnamon.
- Prepare of nutmeg.
- You need of salt.
- It’s of oil.
- It’s of eggs.
- Prepare of grated carrots.
- It’s of chopped nuts.
There are a lot of ingredients, but they come together in just. While the cake is cooling, bring orange juice, sugar, and orange zest to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Drizzle warm syrup over cake slices. Both times delicious, followed the recipe exactly and just added a small small pinch salt.
Orange-y Carrot Cake #authormarathon step by step
- Heat the oven to 185 degrees. Wash the orange well, chop off ends. Cut into 8 slices, take out the seeds and core and grind in a food processor. Set aside. (You could also use a mince meat grinder for this step.).
- In a mixing bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Add the sugar and mix..
- Add orange purée and oil. Mix well..
- Beat eggs separately, add and mix well..
- Add the carrots and nuts. Fold in well. The batter will be quite runny. Pour into greased pan of your choice. I used 2 nine inch cake pans. Bake for 50 – 60 minutes. Cool completely before icing and decorating. Yum! Enjoy!.
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