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Sweet carrot cake: it turns out to be very fluffy and tender

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Recipe for a fluffy carrot sponge cake. Source: deliciousmagazine.co.uk

Young carrots are crispy, juicy, and sweet. Therefore, it is an ingredient not only for stir-fries and soups but also the basis for delicious desserts. The vegetable makes the sponge cake moderately dense, fluffy, and very tender.

The idea of making a delicious carrot cake was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Yulia Simonchuk (cook_julija_simonchuk).

Sweet carrot cake: it turns out to be very fluffy and tender

Ingredients:

  • flour – 250 g
  • eggs – 3 pcs.
  • sugar – 200 g
  • odorless vegetable oil – 150 g
  • finely grated carrots – 250 g
  • cinnamon – 1.5 tsp.
  • salt – 1/2 tsp.
  • baking powder – 2 tsp.
  • chopped nuts – 6 tbsp.

Ingredients for the cream:

  • cream 33% – 150 ml
  • cream cheese (like Philadelphia) – 700 g
  • powdered sugar – 100 g
Sweet carrot cake: it turns out to be very fluffy and tender

Method of preparation:

1. Beat sugar with butter, add eggs one at a time, and beat after each.

Sweet carrot cake: it turns out to be very fluffy and tender

2. Mix all the dry ingredients (sifted flour, cinnamon, salt, baking powder) and add to the whipped mass. Mix lightly with a spatula, and add carrots and nuts. Mix again. Put it into the mold (the bottom is covered with parchment, do not grease the sides) and bake at 170 degrees for 40-50 minutes, depending on your oven, possibly longer. Check for dryness with a skewer.

Sweet carrot cake: it turns out to be very fluffy and tender

3. Allow the sponge cake to cool and place it in the refrigerator (in cling film) for several hours (overnight). Divide into three cakes.

4. Prepare the cream: beat the chilled cream, cottage cheese, and powdered sugar for several minutes until a dense mass is formed.

Sweet carrot cake: it turns out to be very fluffy and tender

5. Soak each cake before assembling it (you can use coffee). Then spread the cream (leave a little cream on the sides), fix it in a split ring, and put it in the refrigerator for a few hours.

Sweet carrot cake: it turns out to be very fluffy and tender

6. Take it out, level the sides, sprinkle with crumbs, or decorate to your liking.

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