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1x1.trans German Carrot Cake

This German carrot cake is not only a great cake for Easter. The German recipe includes how to make a glaze and even how to make the carrot decoration out of marzipan. Happy Baking!

Ingredients German Carrot Cake
5 eggs
250 g carrots
300 g sugar
1 sachet Lemon Zest from Dr Oetker (or some lemon juice will be fine too)
75 g flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tbsp bread crumbs (without spices, herbs)
1 tbsp butter
150 g ground hazelnuts
150 g ground walnuts
Glaze:
200 g powdered sugar
3 tbsp hot water
Decoration:
200 g marzipan (raw)
200 g powdered sugar, red and green eatable color

Baking Instructions Carrot Cake
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Grate carrots finely: separate eggs; beat yolk with sugar until foamy; add lemon zest or juice; add flour and baking powder.
- Mix dough very well; add carrots and nuts.
- Beat egg white until firm and mix it with the dough.
- Grease a 26cm diameter spring form with butter and bread crumbs, and fill in the dough; spread the surface evenly.
- Bake it in pre-heated oven on 200 degrees C for about 55 minutes (lowest level).
- Take out the cake and let it cool off.
- Mix powdered sugar with hot water and spread it evenly over the cake.
- Knead marzipan with powdered sugar and color 2/3 with red, the remaining part with green color. Form 12 carrots out of the red marzipan, and use the green one for the carrot greenery. Place them on the cake.

1x1.trans German Carrot Cake
1x1.trans German Carrot Cake
 March 31, 2011  Posted by at 10:14 pm Carrot Cake, German Bakery, German Baking, German Carrot Cake Tagged with: , , , , ,  Add comments

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