Personal Carrot Cake

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You will need a scale to do this recipe justice.

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 large carrot – grated and weighed (eg) 130 gm
  • ± 1 C AP flour (sifted and weighed (eg) 130 gm – same weight as your carrot
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • Dash  allspice

Wet Ingredients

  • same weight as your carrots :: 3 parts white, 1 part brown sugars
    (eg) 130 gm – approx 100 gm white, 30 gm brown
  • 2 eggs – assuming APPROXIMATELY 8 ounces of sugar
  • 2 ounces (weight) Greek Yogurt
  • 1.5 ounces (weight) crushed pineapple
  • 1.5 ounces (weight) mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • ½  lemon, zest and juice
  • ½  cup (volume) blended oil
  • granulated sugar

Step by Step

  1. Combine wet and dry ingredients – folding gently
  2. Pour into buttered springform pan
  3. Bake at 300º for 45 minutes – or until internal temp is 200º
  4. Let cool for 30 minutes
  5. Using a fork, poke about 200 holes in the top
    Not exactly 200, just a lot of holes
  6. Combine in sauce pan (over low heat) 1 TBL butter, vanilla, 1/4 C sugar, cinnamon and 2 TBL buttermilk
  7. Pour evenly on top of poked cake
  8. While this soaks in, mix the cream cheese topping:  2 oz Softened cream cheese, 3 TBL powdered sugar, 2 oz butter and vanilla
  9. When cake has cooled to about 80º or lower (about 1 hour) spread topping
  10. Remove springform pan

 

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