How to make it

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ. Grease and flour two 9x2 inch round cake pans.
  • 2. Into a bowl, sift together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda and baking powder.
  • 3. In another large bowl, beat together eggs and oil on low speed until well combined.
  • 4. Gradually add flour mixture and beat until just combined.
  • 5. Stir in carrots and pour batter into the prepared pans.
  • 6. Bake cake layers in middle of oven for 35-50 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  • 7. Cool cake, on a rack, 10 minutes and then invert onto rack to cool completely.
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1. In a medium size bowl, beat together cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  • 2. Add vanilla and powdered sugar and beat until creamy. Spread frosting on top of 1 cake layer and top with other layer.
  • CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine glaze ingredients and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently. Cook until chocolate is melted and glaze is smooth.
  • 2. Remove from heat and cool glaze slightly. Spread glaze over top and sides of cake. Chill until set.

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  • sugarmama 4 years ago
    I love carrot cake... & I love chocolate carrot cake more! I'm adding this to my collection. Thanks for posting!
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    trigger ate it and said...
    This sounds fantastic, wish I had a slice in front of me.
    Five forks and a smile :)
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Boy, this sounds sooo goood! I knew I was going to love it, as soon as I saw the picture! Bookmarked, thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    Like the rest make print and save picture looks good too thanks high5
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    " It was excellent "
    dragonwings647 ate it and said...
    YUP DEFINITLY GOT TO BE GOOD FOR YA. I'LL BE SAVING THIS ONE. THANKS
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    wow - great recipe! I never even heard of a chocolate carrot cake either.....gotta be good for ya.....vegetables?! yeah right!!
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  • petunia97 5 years ago
    Hi there neighbor!
    I've never heard of chocolate carrot cake before. But this sounds sooooo good! I'll be printing this one for sure!!! Have a nice evening!
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