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Chocolate carrot cake: 8 recipes to sweeten the palate

If there’s one thing everyone loves, it’s the classic carrot cake. With a cup of coffee, it’s mouth watering! This recipe can be made even more delicious with a special ingredient: chocolate. Chocolate carrot cake recipes conquer the palate for the combination of simplicity and explosion of flavors.

Best of all, there are several ways to prepare this cake, one more irresistible than the other. Learn how to make them all with the special list of recipes we’ve prepared below!

Chocolate carrot cake recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of wheat flour;
  • 4 carrots (400 g);
  • 2 cups of refined sugar;
  • 4 eggs;
  • 1 cup of oil;
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder;
  • 1 cup of sugar;
  • 1 cup of powdered chocolate;
  • 2 spoons of butter;
  • 5 tablespoons of milk.

Step by step

  1. Beat the carrots, the oil and the eggs in the blender;
  2. Add the mixture to a refractory and mix with sugar, wheat flour and yeast;
  3. Pour the mixture into a shape and take it to the oven preheated to 180°C for approximately 45 minutes;
  4. With the cake already baked, it’s time to prepare the syrup. In a pan, add margarine, sugar and chocolate powder;
  5. Stir well and then add the milk;
  6. Mix all the ingredients until a homogeneous syrup is formed;
  7. Spread the syrup over the cake and wait for it to “dry”.

After waiting for the syrup to harden, just cut and serve!

Other Chocolate Carrot Cake Recipes

In addition to the classic recipe for carrot cake with chocolate, you can bet on other methods of preparation that are mouthwatering. Check out:

1. Carrot Cake with Volcano Chocolate

This recipe is perfect for anyone who loves chocolate. The secret is to fill the middle of the cake with plenty of brigadeiro. If you want, you can finish with sprinkles on top.

2. Carrot Cake with Chocolate Chips

In addition to the syrup, another option is to add chocolate chips to the dough before putting the cake to bake. A tip is to put some wheat flour along with the drops so that they don’t go down to the bottom of the form.

3. Carrot cake with fluffy chocolate

Who doesn’t love a fluffy carrot cake? To reach the perfect point of the dough, the orientation is to weigh the carrots. According to the recipe, 270 g is the ideal amount. After baking, just finish with a delicious chocolate syrup!

4. Carrot Cake with Chocolate Pudding

To innovate in the carrot cake, you can add chocolate pudding to the recipe. Yes, pudding! Prepare the cake and pudding separately and then put them together in the pan. The method of baking must be followed in two stages: first a bain-marie and then an oven preheated to 180°C for one hour.

5. Carrot cake with chocolate in the dough

Making a chocolate-blended carrot cake is simpler than you might think! Before baking, just reserve half of the dough to mix it with powdered chocolate. Then just put the two doughs together in the shape and take it to the oven for approximately 35 minutes.

6. Carrot cake stuffed with brigadeiro

Carrot cake can also be that cake worthy of parties or special occasions! First, prepare the dough in three different shapes and then assemble them interspersed with brigadeiro. For a special touch, decorate with rolled brigadiers and chocolate sprinkles.

7. Carrot cake with hard chocolate frosting

Unlike brigadeiro, this topping has a crunchier texture – and it’s delicious! The preparation is simple and takes chocolate powder, sugar, butter and milk. Ingredients need to be dissolved and mixed over low heat until bubbling and loosening from the sides of the pan. Then pour the syrup over the cake dough and wait for it to dry.

Carrot cake with chocolate is a traditional delicacy on the Brazilian table. Now that you know how to prepare the recipes above, how about trying them one by one? One thing is for sure: all are guaranteed to taste and sweet in the mouth. And how about seeing some milkshake recipes to accompany this delight? It’s the perfect combination!

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