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Carrot Cake Loaf with Brown Sugar Glaze

Easy

Carrot Cake Loaf with Brown Sugar Glaze

Nadia Boachie

Nadia Boachie

Carrot Cake Loaf with Brown Sugar Glaze

Method

Cake 7 Steps

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, whisk together the flourbaking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cardamom and salt. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    Line a 4 1/2 x 10-inch or 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper and set aside.

  • Step 4

    In a large bowl with an electric beater or the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream together the granulated sugar and oil. Add the shredded carrots and mix in. Add the eggs and beat in. Add the nuts and stir to combine. Stir in the flour mixture and mix until well combined.

  • Step 5

    Pour batter into prepared baking pan.

  • Step 6

    Bake in preheated oven for 40-50 minutes, or until a tester inserted in the centre comes out clean.

  • Step 7

    Cool 15 minutes in the pan, then lift out to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Icing 2 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a small saucepan combine butter, brown sugar and milk. Bring to a simmer, whisking frequently and cook until the sugar is dissolved, a minute or two. Remove from the heat and cool for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add vanilla, whisking to combine. Add powdered sugar 1/4 cup at a time, whisking vigorously, until you reach your desired consistency. The icing will start to firm up quickly so have the cake cooled and ready. Drizzle the icing over the cake and immediately sprinkle with nuts. The icing will set in a matter of minutes.

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Carrot Cake Loaf with Brown Sugar Glaze

Easy

Carrot Cake Loaf with Brown Sugar Glaze

Nadia Boachie

Nadia Boachie

Carrot Cake Loaf with Brown Sugar Glaze

Yields:

Serves 8

Prep Time:

0 hours 15 mins

Cook Time:

0 hours 45 mins

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Ingredients

Carrot Cake

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrots (well packed)

  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans, finely chopped (optional)

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom

  • Pinch of salt

Brown Sugar Icing

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into cubes

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

  • 3 tablespoons milk

  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar

  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted walnuts or pecans

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Method

Cake 7 Steps

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, whisk together the flourbaking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cardamom and salt. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    Line a 4 1/2 x 10-inch or 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper and set aside.

  • Step 4

    In a large bowl with an electric beater or the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream together the granulated sugar and oil. Add the shredded carrots and mix in. Add the eggs and beat in. Add the nuts and stir to combine. Stir in the flour mixture and mix until well combined.

  • Step 5

    Pour batter into prepared baking pan.

  • Step 6

    Bake in preheated oven for 40-50 minutes, or until a tester inserted in the centre comes out clean.

  • Step 7

    Cool 15 minutes in the pan, then lift out to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Icing 2 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a small saucepan combine butter, brown sugar and milk. Bring to a simmer, whisking frequently and cook until the sugar is dissolved, a minute or two. Remove from the heat and cool for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add vanilla, whisking to combine. Add powdered sugar 1/4 cup at a time, whisking vigorously, until you reach your desired consistency. The icing will start to firm up quickly so have the cake cooled and ready. Drizzle the icing over the cake and immediately sprinkle with nuts. The icing will set in a matter of minutes.

Tags:

Toronto Recipes

Baking At Home

Carrot Cake Loaf with Brown Sugar Glaze