Chocolate Carrot Cake

Chocolate Carrot Cake Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman

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@pmyodb1

A different and chocolatey way of making carrot cake!

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Serves:
1 13x9 inch cake
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
walnuts,chopped
1/2 c
raisins
1/3 c
shredded sweetened coconut
1/3 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp
salt
5 oz
milk chocolate,coarsely chopped
3 large
eggs, at room temp
3/4 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c
vegetable oil
3 c
finely shredded carrots

MILK CHOCOLATE FROSTING

6 oz
milk chocolate,coarsely chopped
1 pkg
cream cheese,softened (8oz)
2 c
confectioners' sugar

How to Make Chocolate Carrot Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Butter and flour a 13x9 inch baking pan. Stir together the flour,walnuts,raisins,coconut,cocoa,baking powder,cinnamon,baking soda,ginger,nutmeg, and salt in a large bowl.
  • 2Melt chocolate in double boiler over barely simmering water. Set aside to cool.
  • 3Beat the eggs,sugar and oil in a large bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed until creamy. With mixer at low speed, gradually beat in the dry ingredients, alternating with the chocolate and carrots.
  • 4Spoon the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 40-50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool the cake completely in the pan on a rack.
  • 5Milk Chocolate Frosting:

    Melt chocolate double boiler over barely simmering water. Set aside to cool. With mixer at medium speed, beat the cream cheese and confectioners sugar in a large bowl. Beat in the melted chocolate. Spread the top of the cake with the frosting.

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About Chocolate Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy