Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 50 mins

From Southern Living.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl, beat the egg whites and salt using an electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form; gradually add 1/3 cup sugar, beating until stiff.
  2. In a bowl, beat egg yolks and 1/4 cup hot water at medium-high speed until foamy.
  3. Gradually add remaining 2/3 cup sugar; beat 3 minutes or until thick and pale.
  4. Stir the carrots and next 7 ingredients into the yolk mixture; fold in egg white mixture.
  5. Pour batter into a lightly greased 10-inch springform pan.
  6. Bake in a 325° oven for 50 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.
  7. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove sides of pan, and cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. To make Chocolate Glaze: combine sugar and cocoa; stir in water until spreading consistency.
  9. Spread top and sides of cake with Chocolate Glaze.
Most Helpful

Made this tonight and it didn't turn out so well despite following all of the directions. I do not recommend it- if I were you, I'd go for a different recipe.

Donnis S. February 15, 2015