Tangy Carrot Cake

Recipe by umeko

carrot cake with a tangy taste

Top Review by Sydney Mike

This is not like any carrot cake I've had before, but that doesn't mean the cake isn't good, 'cause it is VERY TASTY ~ something like a dense lemon cake with some carrots in it (& cranberries, which I dearly love)! I served it first as is, & then later had a slice topped with a lemon sauce, & that was especially good! Thanks for posting the recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed for one of my adopted chefs in the current Pick A Chef]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Shred the carrot and squeezed out excess carrot juice.
  2. Sift flour and salt together.
  3. Whisk eggs and sugar together (about 20-30 minutes) until the mixture is light, thick and fluffy and the whisk leaves a marked ribbon-like trail behind.
  4. Add the sifted dry ingredients and olive oil half at a time. Mix well each time.
  5. Add shredded carrot, dried cranberries and lemon zest. Fold gently.
  6. Pour the mixture in a 20 cm baking tray lined with baking paper.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 150ºC for 15 minutes, 15 minutes at 125ºC.
  8. Let it cool and serve.

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