Carrot Cake Log

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Carrot Cake Log
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Description

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!

Ingredients

  • 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.)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 150 °C
  2. Separate the egg whites from yolks.
  3. Whip up egg whites, when they start to foam gradually pour 80 grams of sugar, continue to beat to make them stiff.
  4. In another salad bowl whisk the yolks and remaining 100 grams of sugar for 3/4 minutes.
  5. Add cinnamon, raisins.
  6. Add a large spoonful of egg white and actively mix it to make the mixture frothier before adding the rest of the whites.
  7. Carefully lift the whites not to break them but incorporating them
  8. Pour the mixture onto a baking sheet lined with greaseproof paper, smooth the surface with a spatula. Bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Prepare syrup by heating 4 tablespoons of orange juice with 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar.
  10. In a food processor bowl, pour the Philadelphia, orange juice and granulated sugar, process until smooth.
  11. Remove 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. Roll 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. Place small chocolate carrots for decoration.
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