There Naked carrot cake it’s a Carrots pie scenographic: in this version it has a soft and spicy base stuffed with a delicious cheese frosting. Perfect like birthday cake or to celebrate a special occasion.
- 4 eggs
- 250 ml of vegetable oil
- 200 g of granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
- 250 g of flour
- 1 sachet of baking powder
- ½ teaspoon of salt
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
For the base
- 400 g of grated carrots
- 100 g of softened butter
- 500 g of fresh cream cheese spread
- 100 g of powdered sugar
- 2 carrots with sprig
- chopped walnuts
- acacia or wildflower honey
For the frosting
Sweet of American origin, the Naked carrot cake is undoubtedly one Carrots pie scenographic and greedy thanks to its inviting decoration and its creamy cheese frosting. A super greedy dessert to try also in the version Carrot cake, pecan nuts and cream cheese.
Characteristic of this cake that is also found in the original recipe is that of having a soft and spicy dough: in our version the base is flavored with cinnamon and vanilla and made in a easy And rapid with the food processor, which ensures a perfect amalgamation between liquid and dry ingredients.
For the decoration we used carrot curls, really simple to make, chopped nuts and liquid honey, which gives a further fragrant and soft note: think of it as birthday cake or to celebrate a special occasion, it will be a success.
OTHER DELICIOUS RECIPES: Naked cake with caramel, Mini naked cake with blueberries, Layered cake with lime scented cream
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How to prepare: Naked carrot cake
- Preparation time
- 45 min
- Cooking time
40 min – 50 min
6 – 8
How to prepare: Naked carrot cake
Start preparing the Naked carrot cake from the base. In the bowl of the food processor, combine the eggs, oil, sugar and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract together. Add the sifted flour, baking powder, cinnamon and a pinch of salt. Insert the hook, operate on speed 2 and knead for a few minutes. Once blended, add the grated carrots and continue to work the mixture until it is homogeneous.
Grease a pan with a diameter of 21 cm and pour the dough, level it with the back of a spoon if necessary and bake in a preheated oven at 175 ° for 40-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake appears. cleaned up. Remove from the oven and leave to cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack.
In the meantime, dedicate yourself to preparing the frosting. In a large bowl, combine the butter, cream cheese and icing sugar: mix with a spoon or a hand whisk until the mixture becomes smooth and creamy. On a cutting board, cut the base of the cake in two with a bread knife and fill it with half of the frosting. Cover and spread the other half of the cream over the entire surface of the cake with a spatula.
Now create the curls for the decoration: wash the carrots, peel them and always with the help of the potato peeler obtain many strips. Roll on your index finger one strip at a time and set aside on the cutting board. Decorate one half of the cake with the curls and the other with the chopped walnuts. Complete with a few green sprigs and some liquid honey. The Naked carrot cake is ready to be served.