The carrot cake is termed to be a real confectionary conundrum. People may simply hate it or just love to have it. Either way, this rich dessert is known to have been quite appealing and popular throughout history. Its origin, according to the food historians was more of a carrot pudding type that was consumed during the medieval times. Sweetening agents were quite expensive back then. Hence, carrots were used instead of sweeteners. But, it was only during the early 1900s that the American cooks started to prepare this delicacy and slowly this fabulous recipe got spread across the globe with time. This recipe did become the desert of everyone’s choice especially during family reunion picnics, Mother’s Day celebrations and even for the wedding anniversary.
Carrot cake recipes tend to have core interest group in common like sugar, flour, spices (like nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, allspice, cloves), baking powder/soda, oil or butter, nuts and carrots. There are several adventurous bakers who are known to have embraced exotic cake recipes made from carrot that does feature several ingredients which are mentioned below. This cake when combined with fresh flowers selected from florists of Jaipur
can indeed be a super hit at the wedding anniversary celebration, impressing your beloved one.
- Pureed prunes or figs
- Chocolate chips
- Crystallized ginger
- Sweet potato, mashed
When carrot cake frostings are concerned, there are many who prefer plain carrot cake. There are present several recipes for preparing the conventional cream cheese frosting. There are present delicious carrot cake toppings made from fondant icing (similar to that of the wedding cake), lightly sweetened, Greek yogurt, buttermilk glazed with lemon zest, chocolate icing and Royal icing.
Carrot cakes with time have become quite popular among the mass. There are many conventional and online bakeries that does offer fabulous options to select from. People these days prefer anniversary cake order online instead of visiting the shop physically. Some bakeries are known to specialize in preparing this vegetable filled fabulous and delicious creation. Due to its growing popularity, several carrot cake experts have been sharing their secrets and titbits to prepare the very best types of carrot cakes.
Some secret sampling of this recipe includes the following:
- The carrot amount that is used into preparation of the recipe is likely to affect both taste and texture of the cake.
- Use pureed carrots instead of shredding raw carrots. This is likely to give the carrot cake moist consistency.
- Instead of butter, use oil. This will make it much moister.
- Use an orange zest in batter to get zippier consistency.
One can easily come across carrot cake flavoured delicious treats in different varieties such as the carrot cake ice cream, carrot cake latte, etc. This healthy low fat ingredient or the one with rich ingredients can prove to be a big hit among the family members and make the anniversary celebration something to be remembered and cherished for a long time.
Published by sandeep Malik