carrot cake. with a pinch of improvisation..

Recently, I had one of my occasional baking meditation sessions which resulted in my first ever carrot cake with almonds and raisins. Improvisation paid off. Result was beautiful and yummy! 🙂

carrot cake

Recipe:

  1.   Pre-heat the oven;
  2. grate 2 big carrots;
  3. then with electric whisk beat 200g brown sugar and 4 egg yolks for 2-3 min;
  4. then lightly stir in grated carrots, juice of 1 lemon, about 100g raisins and 100g almonds.
  5. Then add about 200g self-raising flour, a pinch of salt, 1 tsp of cinnamon;
  6. Then beat the egg whites until it looks like foam; gently add to the rest;
  7. Bake for about 45 min.
  8. It tastes awesome when still warm with vanilla ice cream. ☺
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