Carrot and chocolate cake Quick and easy recipe
Carrot and chocolate cake: it is a typical Brazilian dessert, very sweet, for this recipe I changed the doses a little and I removed a little excess sugar. The base of this dessert is very reminiscent of the famous Mulino Bianco snacks with carrots Camille, the chocolate glaze makes the dessert even tastier. Preparation is very quick and easy: the liquid ingredients and carrots are placed in the blender and then mixed with the remaining ingredients.
Ingredients for a 22 cm diameter cake pan
- 3 medium carrots
- 3 eggs
- 80 ml of sunflower oil
- 250 grams of sugar
- 250 grams of flour 00
- grated peel of an organic orange
- 1 sachet of baking powder
For the icing
- 125 ml of liquid cream
- 175 gr of dark chocolate
How to make carrot and chocolate cake
Wash and peel the carrots, cut them into pieces ...
... put them in the blender, add the oil, the eggs and blend,
in a bowl put the sifted flour, baking powder and sugar
pour the carrot mixture over the flour and mix with a spoon
Grease the hinged pan, cut a disc of parchment paper of the same size as the base, and also butter the disc on the inside.
pour the mixture into the pan
and bake in a preheated oven at 170 ° for 45-50 minutes, if it darkens before the time, place a sheet of aluminum foil on the cake. Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool again inside the pan.
In the meantime, prepare the chocolate glaze: finely chop the dark chocolate and set it aside, put the cream in a saucepan and let it boil, turn off the heat and pour the chopped chocolate into the saucepan, turn so that the chocolate melts completely in the cream. hot. Once the cake has cooled, open the springform pan, place the cake on a wire rack and pour the icing on the surface.
And here is your Brazilian dessert Carrot and chocolate cake.
WINE PAIRING: Madeira or other fortified wines such as Porto or Marsala.
In this blog for wine pairings I have consulted the site most of the time: www.vinit.net
Carrot and chocolate cake
Enjoy your meal!