Chocolate Carrot Cake Recipe
with Cream Cheese Topping

A Chocolate Carrot Cake may seem like an odd combination. If you have never tasted a carrot cake before, I would urge you to try it before passing it off. I've made quite a number of this cake for birthdays and parties. Each time, it's a sure winner unless for those who hates carrot or cinnamon.

Carrot is quite a versatile tuber. You can take it savoury or sweet and it taste just as wonderful. It also gives your cake a nice orange colour and with a nice cream cheese topping, it's simply too attractive to eat.

This little tuber is full of health goodness too. It's a good source of Vitamins such as A and K. And the phytonutrients is good for eyesight.

Ingredients:
150 ml corn oil

200 gm brown sugar

180 gm multi-purpose flour

60 gm cocoa powder

4 tbps water

1/2 tsp salt

3 large eggs

200 gm carrot (grated)

60 gm pecan (chopped)

Topping:
300 gm cream cheese

1/2 orange juice and rind

120 gm sugar

Method:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, mix eggs, corn oil, carrot and water with a mixer.
  2. Add the sifted dry ingredients to the batter and mix well.
  3. Add in chopped pecan.
  4. Pour the mixture into a non-stick can tin and bake at 175ÂșC for 30 minutes or until the skewer comes out clean.
  5. Leave cake to cool then turn out onto a wire rack.
  6. For topping, beat all the ingredients together with a hand mixer until smooth. Spread onto the cake.



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