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Aug 22, 2010

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

4 eggs, separated

1 cup brown sugar

Grated peel & juice of orange

1 2/3 cups ground walnuts

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 ½ cups grated carrot

¾ cup whole wheat flour

1 teaspoon baking powder


8 oz. cream cheese

2/3 cup confectioners’ sugar

Grated peel & juice of orange

Preheat to 350.

Put egg yolks & sugar in bowl & whisk until thick & creamy. Add all remaining ingredients, except egg white, & fold carefully until mixture is smooth.

Whisk egg whites until stiff, then fold into cake mixture. Pour into prepared loose bottom greased cake pan & bake 1 hour.

For frosting, cream the cheese & confectioners sugar together. Add a little grated peel & juice to flavor. Spread over top of cooled cake using knife dipped in hot water. Sprinkle with orange peel to decorate.

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