Thursday, August 25, 2016

The Cake Slice Bakers ~ August's Carrot Cake

The Cake Slice Bakers are baking from
 our current cakebook 
for year November 2015 to October 2016!
Maida Heatter's Cakes
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August Cake options: 
1. American Chocolate Layer Cake
2. Pecan Sweet potato Cake 
3. Blackberry with Scotch Cheesecake
4. Carrot Cake
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Sorry, TCS members, I am late in baking and posting August's cake!
But here we are!
I made the full recipe for the carrot cake,
but half the recipe for the cream cheese frosting
See, I did bake three round cakes, only small ones - 4.5" diameter!
and I thought I would have enough batter for a sheet cake
but evidently no.... so folded up the excess paper
and use the only suitable size barriers - ramekins!
ain't I clever!
I frosted one of the small round cakes and two slabs of
the sheet cake to make a two-layer rectangle cake.
Chopped some toasted walnuts for garnishing the round cake.
A healthy carrot cake with loads of carrots, walnuts and
mixed color raisins
(I did use only 1 cup of soft brown sugar instead
of 1 cup each of brown and white)
ps:  I added grated zest and juice of one lime to the cheese frosting.
yumms!


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 a group of dedicated bakers, please contact Anabel,

our group administrator, with enquiries."


6 comments:

  1. Oh that frosting!!! Lovely, just lovely!

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  2. Everything is cute in mini, so that little round cake is adorable! Another fun bake in the books!

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  3. Super idea to add lime to the frosting...and to reduce the sugar. Your cake look lovely and I'll bet it was delicious!

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  4. Oohhh that frosting, with lime!! Oh yes please! I love that you are our 'mini baker'.. a very good niche to have! X

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  5. I love that you added some lime to the frosting. I bet that made it pop in your mouth. Perfect. I love a great carrot cake.

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