Butternut Squash "carrot"cake

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Butternut Squash "carrot"cake
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Description

Carrot cake is usually the healthy dessert option for many. This recipe for Butternut Squash “Carrot” Cake is the not-so-healthy version. It takes 105 minutes to prepare this decadent cake that serves four. It is perfect for dessert after an intimate party with friends. Serve it with coffee for a hearty dessert. This recipe combines sweet butternut squash with aromatic spices to create a rich cake that everyone will enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 230 grams flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 ginger (teaspoonground)
  • 220 grams brown sugar
  • 1 orange
  • 260 grams butternut squash (grated)
  • 80 grams raisins
  • 100 grams ground hazelnuts
  • 3 eggs
  • 155 milliliters sunflower oil
  • 25 grams softened butter
  • 100 grams cream cheese
  • 75 grams powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon and ginger, sugar, zest, grated butternut squash, raisins and hazelnuts.
  3. In another large bowl, beat the eggs and gradually add the oil.
  4. Add this mixture into the first bowl and mix it with a wooden spoon.
  5. Pour the batter into a loaf pan lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake for one hour, until a knife blade inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  7. Let it cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. To make the frosting, with an electric mixer, cream the softened butter.
  9. Add the cream cheese and beat until smooth.
  10. Gradually mix in the sugar, then add the orange juice and keep beating.
  11. Frost the cake with a spatula or decorate with a pastry bag. Let it cool.
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NutritionView more

1280Calories
Sodium14%DV330mg
Fat106%DV69g
Protein35%DV18g
Carbs52%DV157g
Fiber36%DV9g

PER SERVING *

Calories1280Calories from Fat620
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat69g106%
Saturated Fat13g65%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol200mg67%
Sodium330mg14%
Potassium920mg26%
Protein18g35%
Calories from Fat620
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate157g52%
Dietary Fiber9g36%
Sugars88g176%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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