Carrot Tea Cake

8
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is great tasting cake not to sweet and very moist from the carrots. You will love the taste of the 2 kinds of ginger . The frosting also gives it a little kick with the lime....enjoy...

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
24 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    melted butter
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 c
    carrot juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 c
    coarsely shredded carrots (about 3 medium)

How to Make Carrot Tea Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350^. Using non stick spray-spray an 8-inch round or square pan ,then trace around bottom of pan onto a piece of wax paper. Cut out the shape and place in bottom of pan-now spray paper. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixer bowl , combine sugar, butter, oil, carrot juice, eggs, and fresh ginger until combined.
  3. Add 1 cup of the flour; blend well. To the 1/2 cup of flour add the baking powder,ground ginger, baking soda and salt,Stir just until smooth.
  4. By hand stir in the carrots. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick test done..Do not overbake. Let cake cool in pan on rack for about 10 minutes; then loosen edges and turn out onto rack. Turn right side up and let cool conpletely.
  5. Make a glaze:
    In a small bowl , stir together
    3/4 cup powdered sugar
    Zest of 1/2 a lime or orange
    1 or 2 Tbls. lime or orange juice --enough to make a thick flowing frosting and drizzle over cooled cake.

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About Carrot Tea Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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