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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★★★★★ 1 vote

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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

  1. Preheat 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.
  2. Melt chocolate in double boiler over barely simmering water. Set aside to cool.
  3. Beat 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.
  4. Spoon 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.
  5. Milk 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




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