The Carrot Cake Dessert
Who would ever think a cake made with a vegetable would turn out to be a delicious dessert that is easy to prepare and serve? My dad’s favorite kind of cake is a carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. This cake is now one of my mom’s famous recipes known to the family, friends and co-workers. The carrot cake was modernized in the sixty’s as our nation began looking for healthier snacks and improving and maintaining a healthier diet. It became one of the nation’s trendiest desserts in the health food department with cream cheese frosting. You can add other ingredients like pineapple, oranges, raisins, coconut, papaya or even rum to give it your own touch that will have others asking for the recipe. Prior to going to the local grocer to pick up your ingredients, you need to make sure you have a list of things you will need. After acquiring all of your ingredients, you must follow the instructions below to make a delicious carrot cake of your own.
The first thing that you need to do is gather together all of your ingredients and tools. You will need two bowls, a set of measuring spoons (teaspoons and tablespoons), a measuring cup, a spatula, a thirteen inch rectangle baking pan, and Pam, a non-stick spray. Now that you have your tools, you can start with your ingredients, which consist of two cups and one tablespoon flour, two cups granulated sugar, two teaspoons baking powder, one teaspoon baking soda, one teaspoon salt, and two teaspoons ground cinnamon. Next are your wet ingredients, which are one and a half cups canola oil, four eggs, two teaspoons of vanilla extract, two cups grated carrots, half a cup of diced pineapples and one cup chopped pecans. For the cream cheese frosting, you will need six ounces of cream cheese, three tablespoons of cream, and one and a half teaspoons of vanilla extract. Now that you have everything together, you are ready to start cooking.
In your first step you will mix all of your dry ingredients...
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