Thursday, 15 August 2013

Carrot Cake

The best carrot cake I've ever eaten. Even my family was surprised when they tried it. A definite must-do!
The recipe comes from my friend (greets!). She's got it that recipe from her friend who is a landlady, owning a hostel in Polish mountains(, pampering her guests with that cake ;) 

  • 4 big eggs
  • 1,5 glasses of sugar
  • 2 glasses of flour
  • 3/4 glass of oil
  • 1 good teaspoon of gingerbread spice
  • 1 good teaspoon of cinnamon spice
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 2-3 glasses of grated carrot

Optional ingredients - decoration:
  • powdered sugar
  • icing sugar (for example from that recipe, but lemon here, with carrot cake, is optional)
  • chocolate glaze

  1. Take a mixer and its bowl. Put eggs inside the bowl and mix to get a fluffy, bright foam.
  2. Without stopping the mixer, add sugar, flour, oil, gingerbread spice and cinnamon as well as baking powder and soda. Mix till all the ingredients link.
  3. Add carrot, stir.
  4. Start preheating the oven to 130C.
  5. Take (preferably) a rectangular pan, grease it and put the baking paper inside.
  6. Pour the dough to the pan.
  7. Put the cake inside the oven, increase the temperature to 170C and bake for 35-45 minutes to the dry toothpick.
  8. When finished, leave the cake in turned off, opened oven for a while.
  9. Decorate the cake.
  10. Bon Appetit! :)