Carrot Cake Log

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Carrot Cake Log


This Carrot Cake Log is a sweet and savory way to celebrated a special occasion, holiday, or satisfy your sweet tooth. It takes 70 minutes to prepare this rich and creamy sweet treat. This recipe takes the traditional carrot cake ingredients you love and kicks it up a notch. The hardest part will be deciding who to share it with once you take the first bite. We hope you love this recipe as much as we do!


  • 6 eggs
  • 180 grams granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 40 grams raisins (chopped with a knife)
  • 200 grams chopped walnuts
  • 150 grams carrots (grated)
  • 4 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 16 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners sugar
  • carrots (Small chocolate, optional.)


  1. 1Preheat oven to 150 °C
  2. 2Separate the egg whites from yolks.
  3. 3Whip up egg whites, when they start to foam gradually pour 80 grams of sugar, continue to beat to make them stiff.
  4. 4In another salad bowl whisk the yolks and remaining 100 grams of sugar for 3/4 minutes.
  5. 5Add cinnamon, raisins.
  6. 6Add a large spoonful of egg white and actively mix it to make the mixture frothier before adding the rest of the whites.
  7. 7Carefully lift the whites not to break them but incorporating them
  8. 8Pour the mixture onto a baking sheet lined with greaseproof paper, smooth the surface with a spatula. Bake for 30 minutes.
  9. 9Prepare syrup by heating 4 tablespoons of orange juice with 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar.
  10. 10In a food processor bowl, pour the Philadelphia, orange juice and granulated sugar, process until smooth.
  11. 11Remove cake from the oven, turn it onto a damp cloth and using a brush, brush the cake, let it cool and cover with half of the cream cheese frosting.
  12. 12Roll it up gently (it is a bit more fragile than a conventional jelly roll). Place it on a plate and frost with the remaining cream cheese icing and store it in the refrigerator.
  13. 13Place small chocolate carrots for decoration.
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