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Carrot Ginger Tea Cake With Lime Glaze

"This is out of the March 2016 Sunset magazine. Baking time does not include cooling time.You can make ahead through step 3, tp to 1 day at room temperature or 1 month frozen (let cool, then wrap well)."

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Prep Time: 40m

Cook Time: 45m

   

Servings: 9-12  

 
 
  • 5.0000

Delicious. All the flavors really go well together. The lime glaze puts it over the top..

  Ingredients
 
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  • 1/4 cup melted butter (plus about 1 teaspoon softened butter for pan)
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (plus more for pan)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup oil (canola oil)
  • 59 grams carrot juice (1/4 cup)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely grated (use a box grater or microplane).
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots (coarsely shredded, from about 3 medium orange carrots, peeled)
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Lime zest (from 1/2 lime)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice (plus about 1 teaspoon)
 

What You Will Need



No special items needed.
  How to Make
 
 

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter an 8 inch square pan, line bottom with parchment paper, and butter it. flour inside of pan, tapping out excess. In a medium bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 cups flour, the baking powder, ground ginger, baking soda, and salt.

Step 2

In a large bowl, whisk granulated sugar, 1/4 cup melted butter, the oil, carrot juice, eggs, and fresh ginger until combined. Add flour mixture and whisk just until smooth. Stir in carrots and scrape batter into pan.

Step 3

Bake until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Let cake cool in pan on a rack 10 minutes. Run a paring knife around edges to loosen, then turn out onto rack. Turn right side up and let cool completely, at least 1 3/4 hours.

Step 4

In a small bowl, stir together powdered sugar, lime zest, and 1 tablespoon lime juice until smooth. Add more lime juice (about 1 teaspoon) for a thick, flowing texture. Drizzle over cake.

  Nutritional Facts
 
 
  • Serving Size: 1 (118.9 g)
  • Calories 356.8
  • Total Fat - 12.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 59.9 mg
  • Sodium - 340.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 58.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.5 g
  • Sugars - 40.2 g
  • Protein - 4.1 g
  • Calcium - 79.8 mg
  • Iron - 0.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg
  Reviews
 
 
1 review

Delicious. All the flavors really go well together. The lime glaze puts it over the top.

 

Review by Mikekey