7 Reviews

This is absolutely fab! I love carrots any way they are fixed and these were fixed to a T. Great recipe to serve at luncheon for light dessert.

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Bertsy Davenport July 26, 2003

Delicious and very easy to make. Clear instructions.

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Nelly July 20, 2003

More like a spicy nut cake, familiar in some of the Caribbean Islands. Full of flavour this is a nice moist treat with a cup of tea. A very easy recipe to whip up. When caramel candies cool, they tend to harden up to their original consistency, making it very difficult, if not impossible to cut. I would not use them for cake topping. Without compromising the intent of this recipe, I used caramel chips for the topping; melting chips in a double boiler, mixed with 1 tbsp soya/canola margarine. The topping, in its melted smooth, creamy state spread very easily. (the caramel colour is not very appealing, however). When cooled, the topping was easily cut. It was easy to cut the cake into "bars"; these "Carrot Patch Bars" will be a nice addition to our treat table, during the coffee hour after church service, on Sunday. I will keep this recipe in my collection and use it again for bake sales, church coffee hour, etc. Thankyou for your contribution.

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TOOLBELT DIVA July 11, 2003

These smelled heavenly coming out of the oven. I have to admit I was a bit worried about the amount of spices going into the batter, but once they cooled I dug in and wow, they had a beautiful taste to them! They were QUITE difficult to cut, but not impossible *giggle*. They were quite lovely, but sweeter than I would usually prefer. I think next time I make them I may cut back on the sugar just a tad, and then I'll probably just make the bars without the caramel, as I think that may cut some sweetness out as well. Overall these bars are quite tasty! Thank you for the recipe :-)

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love4culinary July 10, 2003

I really liked these. Carrot cake is always good but these were smaller and easier to eat. Caramel on top was great.

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Mallory Malone June 30, 2003

A nice spice twist on an otherwise plain offering.

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Brian14 July 26, 2003

Not exactly an attractive treat, but all the flavors are good! I added some butter to the caramel to keep it soft. I think it would be better without any caramel at all though. Thanks for the recipe, I'll probably make this again.

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TattooedMamaof2 January 31, 2009
Carrot Patch Bars