Carrot Cake with Chocolate IcingHoje para Jantar
500 grams carrots (boiled and drained)
4 eggs (organic, at room temperature)
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 cup oil
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 chocolate (package)
12 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon butter
1 egg yolks (fresh)
6 tablespoons powdered sugar
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1Line the bottom of a cake pan with parchment paper and grease parchment paper with butter and dust with flour.
2Cook carrots in boiling water, drain, mash and set aside.
3Preheat oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F).
4Beat eggs and sugar in a bowl until mixture is smooth with bubbles on the surface.
5Add the carrots and mix well.
6Add oil, flour and baking powder.
7Pour batter into prepared cake pan.
8Use a spatula to level the dough, so that it doesn't rise higher in the middle during baking.
9Bake in preheated oven on the middle rack for about 40 minutes.
10Test with a toothpick in center of pan.
11Once the toothpick comes out clean, remove cake from the oven.
12Let cake cool briefly before removing from pan.
13For the icing, mix all ingredients and beat well.
14Heat mixture briefly, so that egg yolk can cook.
15After removing cake from pan, coat cake with chocolate icing.
16Or, cut the cake in half, fill with the chocolate icing, place two halves together and cover with remaining chocolate.