Carrot Cake! / Morotskaka!

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Carrot Cake is such a classic, and hard to go wrong with. This one is decorated with small mini carrots – made out of fresh carrots. Easy & cute! I found the recipe here and it’s slightly modified. Hope you enjoy it!

Recipe / Recept

3 eggs / 3 ägg

1 & 1/4 cups of sugar / 3 dl socker

1 & 1/4 cups of flour / 3 dl mjöl

3 tsp of baking powder / 3 tsk bakpulver

2.5 tsp of cinnamon / 2.5 tsk kanel

2 tsp of cardamom / 2 tsk kardemumma 

1.5 tsp of ginger / 1.5 tsk ingefära

a pinch of salt / 1 nypa salt

2 cups of freshly grated carrots / 4.5 dl rårivna morötter

0.8 cups of oil / 2 dl matolja

frosting / frosting 

2 oz of butter / 60 g smör

7 oz of cream cheese / 200g philadelphiaost 

2 cups of icing sugar / 4.5 dl florsocker 

zest from 1 lime / skal från en lime 

zest from 1/2 lemon / skal från en halv citron. 

1. Preheat the oven to 300 F. / Sätt ugnen på 150 grader.

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2. Mix eggs and sugar until fluffy and light light yellow. / Vispa ägg och socker fluffigt och ljusgult.

3. Add all the dry ingredients. / Tillsätt alla torra ingredienser.

4. Add the carrots. / Lägg i morötterna.

5. Add the oil. / Lägg i oljan.

6. Bake in the oven for about 50-60 min. / Grädda i ca 50-60 min.

7. Let cool. / Låt svalna.

8. Mix all the ingredients for the frosting. / Vispa ihop alla ingredienser till frostingen.

9. Spread the frosting on top of the cake. / Bred på frostingen på toppen av kakan.

10. Cut small pieces of carrots for decoration. / Skär små bitar av en morot till dekoration.

11. Slice the lime thinly and put together as a flower. / Skär limen i tunna skivor och montera en blomma.

12. Done! / Klart!

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