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Rainbow Carrot Cake

Try this colourful twist on a great classic!

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time50 mins

 ½ lb rainbow carrots, peeled and grated (keep some peels)
 1 ½ cups flour
 1 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp baking soda
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp cinnamon, ground
 ½ cup walnuts, chopped
 ½ cup raisins
 ¼ cup buttermilk
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 cup brown sugar
 ¾ cup vegetable oil
 2 eggs
Cream Cheese Icing
 2 cups cream cheese
 ½ cup butter, room temp
 2 cups icing sugar
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 mint leaves

1

Coat a cake pan with butter.

2

In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.

3

Add carrots, walnuts, raisins, buttermilk, vanilla, eggs, brown sugar and oil.

4

Mix until no lumps appear and then pour into the cake pan.

5

Bake for 25-35 minutes at 350 degrees until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

6

In a bowl, mix together the cream cheese and butter until smooth.

7

Add vanilla and gradually add the icing sugar.

8

When cake has completely cooled, begin icing the cake.

9

Make carrot flowers by rolling carrot strips into flowers.

10

Garnish with mint.

Ingredients

 ½ lb rainbow carrots, peeled and grated (keep some peels)
 1 ½ cups flour
 1 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp baking soda
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp cinnamon, ground
 ½ cup walnuts, chopped
 ½ cup raisins
 ¼ cup buttermilk
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 cup brown sugar
 ¾ cup vegetable oil
 2 eggs
Cream Cheese Icing
 2 cups cream cheese
 ½ cup butter, room temp
 2 cups icing sugar
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 mint leaves

Directions

1

Coat a cake pan with butter.

2

In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.

3

Add carrots, walnuts, raisins, buttermilk, vanilla, eggs, brown sugar and oil.

4

Mix until no lumps appear and then pour into the cake pan.

5

Bake for 25-35 minutes at 350 degrees until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

6

In a bowl, mix together the cream cheese and butter until smooth.

7

Add vanilla and gradually add the icing sugar.

8

When cake has completely cooled, begin icing the cake.

9

Make carrot flowers by rolling carrot strips into flowers.

10

Garnish with mint.

Rainbow Carrot Cake
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