Ingredients

How to make it

  • Toast almonds and set aside.
  • Grease a 13 x 9 inch loaft pan; line bottom with waxed paper and grease again.
  • Mix flour with baking powder and salt.
  • Combine raisins and orange juice in small bowl; set aside.
  • Cut chocolate in chunks; chop coarsely in food processor or blender with almonds and 1/2 cup of the sugar.
  • Beat butter in large mixer bowl until soft; beat in remaining sugar.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, blending well.
  • Stir in flour, nut and raisin mixtures, the carrots, zest and vanilla.
  • Pour into pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until top springs back when lightly pressed.
  • Cool in pan 10 minutes.
  • Remove and cool on rack.
  • Top with Sweet Chocolate glaze.
  • Sweet Chocolate glaze:
  • Melt the German Sweet chocolate with 2 tablespoons water and 2 teaspoons butter in saucepan, stirring constantly.
  • Gradually blend into confectioners sugar and beat until smooth.
  • Top cake.

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  • sugarmama 3 years ago
    Simply a divine treat... ;D
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    " It was excellent "
    rosemaryblue ate it and said...
    This just sounds so delicious! Love all the ingredients! Thanks. :)
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    HAVE IT BOOKMARKED,MY FRIEND UNUSUAL CARROT CAKE TOPPING
    HAVE A GREAT BAKING DAY,ZENA
    MUMTAZ
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