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Ultimate Carrot Cake Recipe

Ultimate Carrot Cake
Servings: NA

The pineapple, with Amarula Cream and apricot jam, makes the cake moist and utterly delicious. Recipe by Amarula

Hello everyone, I hope you're having a fantastic day today. Today, we're going to make Ultimate Carrot Cake. It's one of my all-time favorite food recipes. This time, I'm going to do something a little different. This is going to be delicious. Prepare the ingredients before making Ultimate Carrot Cake in your home. Then, follow these steps below to serve Ultimate Carrot Cake for your family or friends.


  • 2 1/2 cake flour

  • 2 baking powder

  • 1 1/2 bicarbonate of soda

  • 1 mixed spice

  • 1 salt

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 1/4 caster sugar

  • 1 1/4 carrots

  • 2 fresh pineapple

  • 1 granny smith apple

  • 1 pecan nuts

  • 1/4 Amarula cream liqueur

  • 1/2 butter

  • 1/4 icing sugar

  • 2 Amarula cream liqueur

  • 1 cream cheese

  • 125 low fat cottage cheese

If you have prepared the ingredients needed, now time to start cooking. There are 17 steps you must follow to make Ultimate Carrot Cake in your home by yourself.

Directions: How to Make Ultimate Carrot Cake

  1. Sift dry ingredients twice.

  2. Beat the eggs until thick, add the sugar gradually (use an electric beater at high speed for about 3 minutes until the mixture is very thick.

  3. Add the oil slowly and beat for another 2 minutes.

  4. Add carrots, pineapple, nuts, Amarula Cream and apricot jam and mix by hand.

  5. Add the dry ingredients to the mixture and fold in with a spatula until well blended.

  6. Butter a 28 cm diameter loose-bottomed spring form ring, an angle cake tin or 2 loaf tins**.

  7. Either line the base with baking paper or sprinkle with dry biscuit crumbs to coat lightly., Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake at 356 degrees to 375 degrees for 1 hr and 10 minute or until done.

  8. Allow to firm and cool in tin for 10 minutes before turning out.

  9. ICING:

  10. Cream the butter and gradually add the icing sugar.

  11. Gently stir in the Amarula Cream and the cream cheese.

  12. Don’t over mix once the cheese has been added as it is inclined to become watery.

  13. Garnish:

  14. Crystallized pineapple slices and pecan nuts.

  15. (**CAKE TINS: If using a 28cm springform tin with a hole in the middle there will be a little too much mixture. Fill the tin 2/3 full and bake the rest of the mixture in a muffin tin will make plus/minus 6 muffins extra., Angel cake tin – the mixture fits fine.

  16. Loaf tin – use one very large loaf tin – 30cm x 10 cm or 2 smaller ones.

  17. (Tip: If you \drip-dry\ the cheese in a muslin cloth overnight, it becomes much drier. Allow the cake to cool completely before icing..

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