Chocolate Almond Carrot Cake

Chocolate Almond Carrot Cake
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Category: desserts

Ingredients

Makes 2 8-inch round layers

FOR THE CAKE:
1/2 cup (4 ounces or 125ml) hot coffee or hot water
2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped

1 1/2 cups (about 254g) all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (50g) cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups (about 1/2 pound) peeled and shredded carrots
3/4 cup (150g) sugar
1/4 cup (about 64g) brown sugar, packed
2 large eggs
2/3 cup canola or vegetable oil

FOR THE FROSTING:
5 large egg whites
1 cup (255g) brown sugar, packed
pinch of salt
2 cups (4 sticks or about 450g) unsalted butter, softened and cut into 2 tablespoon chunks
1 teaspoon (5ml) almond extract (or vanilla extract)

Food coloring, optional

Preparation

Read full details on:
bakingdom.com

Comments
Added 6 years ago by:
Heidi Ben-Aviel Heidi Ben-Aviel
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