How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Melt chocolate in a double boiler then set aside to cool.
  • In bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  • In a separate bowl beat eggs then add honey and beat until light.
  • Add butter to eggs and beat well then stir in vanilla and lemon zest.
  • Add cooled chocolate and mix well.
  • Stir in buttermilk then dry ingredients just until combined then stir in grated carrots.
  • Pour batter into two buttered and floured cake pans and bake for 40 minutes.
  • Let cool before taking out of pans then cool completely and frost.
  • To make frosting beat butter then add cream cheese and beat until creamy.
  • Add syrup and beat again then add cocoa, coffee and rum and beat until well combined.

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  • jo_jo_ba 12 years ago
    saved, this is incredible!
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  • linebb956 12 years ago
    I just sent this to my Daughter... the Carrot Cake Queen! She should enjoy this... will let you know. Thanks
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  • msbooch75 12 years ago
    I will try this one for the weekend. Chocolate carrot cake will surprise everyone. The frosting alone, will have folks coming back for more.
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  • clbacon 12 years ago
    Cannot wait to try this one!
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  • shirleyoma 12 years ago
    I love it already, sounds sooooo good!! thanks for posting..
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