Juicy carrot cake from almonds with icing – Easter menu

Juicy carrot cake from almonds with icing - Easter menu

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Juicy carrot cake from almonds with icing - Easter menu

Juicy carrot cake from almonds with icing

The carrot cake with almonds is super easy to bake! The cake tastes juicy and fluffy and is complemented with a sugar glaze and walnuts taste and look great.

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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Cake
Cuisine German recipes
Servings 10 person
Calories 419 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • Hand mixer
  • Springform pan
  • grater

Ingredients
  

Dough

  • 300 g carrots
  • 1 lemon untreated
  • 4 eggs
  • 200 g sugar
  • 300 g almonds ground
  • 80 g flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt

Topping

  • 200 g powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 handful walnuts

Instructions
 

  • Grate the carrots on the grater.
  • Grate the lemon peel and squeeze the lemon juice.
  • Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites.
  • Whip the egg yolks with the sugar and lemon zest until creamy.
  • Whip the egg whites to egg whites.
  • Mix the almonds with the flour, baking powder and pinch of salt.
  • Stir the almond mixture alternately with the carrots into the egg mixture and add the lemon juice.
  • Carefully fold in the beaten egg white.
  • Bake the carrot cake in a preheated oven at 180 °C for about 45 minutes.

Icing

  • Mix the powdered sugar with the lemon juice until smooth.
  • Chop the walnuts into small pieces.
  • Cover the cooled carrot cake with the icing and decorate with walnuts.

Notes

Instead of walnuts, the carrot cake can be decorated with marzipan carrots.

Nutrition

Calories: 419kcalCarbohydrates: 58gProtein: 10gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 93mgPotassium: 376mgFiber: 5gSugar: 43gVitamin A: 5110IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 130mgIron: 2mg

* The nutritional values in this recipe are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual value.

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