Perfect Carrot Cake, a wonderfully moist spiced cake with a delicious orange-flavored frosting. Make a cake or cupcakes. You choose! Easy recipe
Perfect Carrot Cake, a wonderfully moist spiced cake with a delicious orange-flavored frosting. Make a cake or cupcakes. You choose! This Carrot Cake is perfect in every way. You only have to look at the ingredients to see that it will be a moist, full-flavored cake, and have that wonderful aroma that a good carrot cake has from those lovely spices.
Ashleigh has also used this recipe many times to make cupcakes. The frosting used takes this cake to the next level, with the use of fresh orange zest, what more could you ask for! Ashleigh is a baker and is well on her way to making a successful career from baking her wonderful cakes, and Lovefoodies are very proud to be able to showcase some of Ashleigh's creations.
You will need
3 round 8 inch / 20 cm cake pans
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450 g or 2 & ⅔ cups Peeled & finely grated carrots 2 Tbsp Peeled & grated root ginger 80 ml or 1//3 cup Buttermilk 3 Large Eggs 1 Tsp Vanilla Essence 350 ml or 1 & ½ cups vegetable Oil 420 g or 2 cups Caster Sugar (fine sugar/ cake sugar) 80 g Pecans, roasted & chopped. 500 g or 4 cups All-Purpose Plain Flour 2 Tsp baking Powder 1 Tsp Salt 1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger
100 g or ½ cup unsalted butter 600 g or 5 cups powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon Finely grated orange zest 250 g or 8 oz packet full fat cream cheese
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