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The Most Amazing Carrot Cake

Make a healthy and delicious carrot cake in the comfort of your kitchen. This easy homemade carrot cake recipe is a perfect dessert for a weekend get-together with friends. You can add raisins, walnuts or other types of nuts if you prefer. You can also serve a slice of this cake as an afternoon snack with a glass of fresh fruit juice or a smoothie.

Ingredients:

• 3 cups finely shredded carrots
• 2 cups chopped walnuts

Batter:

• 3 cups all-purpose flour
• 2 cups granulated sugar
• 3 tsp baking soda
• 2 tsp baking powder
• 1 tsp salt
• 2 tsp ground cinnamon
• 1 tsp ground clove
• 1 tsp ground nutmeg
• 1 tsp allspice
• 1 cup unsweetened apple sauce
• 1 cup crushed pineapple
• 1/2 cup vegetable oil
• 5 large eggs
• 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Mix:

• 16 oz softened cream cheese
• 1 cup softened butter
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 3 cups sugar

• some chopped walnuts (for garnishing)

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Prepare three 9-inch cake rounds.
Grease lightly with butter or oil and line the bottom with parchment paper.

Prepare a large mixing bowl.
Add all-purpose flour and granulated sugar.
Add baking soda and baking powder.
Season with salt, ground cinnamon, ground clove, ground nutmeg and allspice.
Mix to combine using an electric hand mixer.
Add unsweetened apple sauce, crushed pineapple and vegetable oil.
Add eggs and vanilla extract.
Mix to combine the batter using an electric hand mixer.
Add the finely shredded carrots into the batter.
Add chopped walnuts.
Fold the mixture using a spatula to mix well.
Pour the batter on each cake round equally.
Spread and distribute evenly.
Place them in the preheated oven.
Let them bake for 30-35 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare the cream cheese mixture.
Add softened cream cheese and softened butter in a bowl.
Whisk until well combined.
Add vanilla extract and sugar.
Whisk until the mixture is smooth and soft.
Put the cream cheese mix in a piping bag.
Place in the fridge for a few minutes.

Once carrot cakes are done, remove them from the oven.
Let them cool down for 15 minutes.
Once done, remove the cake from the cake rounds.
Remove the parchment paper.
Place one carrot cake on a cake table turner.
Pipe cream cheese on top and spread evenly.
Add the second carrot cake on top.
Pipe cream cheese on top and spread evenly.
Add the third carrot cake on top.
Pipe cream cheese on top and around the sides of the carrot cake stack.
Smoothen the cream cheese around.
Garnish with chopped walnuts.
Decorate the cake with the rest of the cream cheese mix.
Cut the cake into equal slices.
Serve and enjoy!

The Most Amazing Carrot Cake
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUkcf1-oSP8

How To Make Burnt Basque Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a dessert originating from Greece. One of the favorite varieties of this sweet dessert is the burnt basque cheesecake. The top is burnt while the center is soft. The main ingredient for this cake is lots and lots of cream cheese and eggs. This is a perfect dessert for just any type of occasion and even on ordinary days!

Ingredients:

• 2 lbs cream cheese (softened)
• 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
• some unsalted butter (for greasing)
• 6 large eggs
• 2 cups heavy cream
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 1 tsp Kosher salt
• 1/3 cup all-purpose flour

Instructions:

Prepare a 10-inch springform pan.
Grease lightly with unsalted butter.
Line the pan with parchment paper on the bottom and along the sides.
Set aside.

Preheat oven to 400 F.

Batter:

Prepare an electric mixer.
Add 2 lbs of softened cream cheese and 1 1/2 cups of granulated sugar.
Let it whisk on low speed until the batter is smooth and sugar is dissolved.
Add one egg at a time, mixing in the egg until well incorporated before adding another egg.
Slowly add 2 cups of heavy cream into the batter while continuing to mix using the electric mixer.
Add 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
Season with 1 tsp of Kosher salt.
Once well combined and smooth, stop mixing.
Sift in 1/3 cup of all-purpose flour into the batter.
By using an electric mixer, mix the flour on low speed until well combined.
Once you reach desired consistency, transfer it into the parchment-lined springform pan.
Spread evenly.
Place it inside the preheated oven.
Let it bake for 60-65 minutes.
After an hour or so, remove it from the oven.
Once the top is burnt and the center is wobbly, cheesecake is ready.
Let it cool for a few minutes until the size reduces.
Remove from springform pan.
Peel away the parchment from the sides of the cheesecake.
Cut the cake into equal slices.
Serve and enjoy!

How To Make Burnt Basque Cheesecake
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVwPO7GY8MY

Veggie Fried Rice | Quick + Easy Pantry Recipe

Veggie fried rice is a quick and easy rice meal that you can prepare for lunch or dinner. You can simply use day-old rice, some frozen or fresh vegetables and eggs. This recipe is adjustable according to your preference and the available ingredients. You can add more veggies for a more colorful and tasty fried rice. It only takes about 10 minutes to prepare and cook this recipe.

Ingredients:

• 1 tbsp vegetable oil
• 1 yellow onion (finely diced)
• 1 clove garlic (minced)
• 1.5 cups frozen mixed vegetables
• 1 cup shelled edamame
• 2 beaten eggs
• 3 cups leftover or cooked rice
• 2 tbsp soy sauce

Instructions:

Set a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add 1 tbsp of vegetable oil and heat it.
Saute diced yellow onion until soft.
Add minced garlic.
Stir and cook for 30 seconds.
Add frozen mixed vegetables and edamame.
Stir and mix until vegetables are tender.
Move the veggie mixture on one side of the skillet.
Add beaten eggs to the space.
Scramble it, then mix with the rest of the vegetables.
Add leftover or cooked rice into the skillet.
Mix well to combine.
Drizzle soy sauce over the fried rice mixture.
Stir for 1-2 minutes or until well incorporated.
Switch off the heat.
Transfer to a plate.
Serve and enjoy.

Tips and ideas:

Add more vegetables such as broccoli, mushrooms or tomatoes in the mixture if you prefer.

Veggie Fried Rice - Quick + Easy Pantry Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmN0oC17RuA