CARROT CAKE WITH COCONUT

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Who doesn’t love carrot cake?!  So good and moist cake. But this is flavored with coconut, and make it even tastier. I think, because I really love coconut, in everything, cakes, ice cream and food. :) You will surely love this too!

You need:

2 large eggs
3 dl powdered sugar
1.5 dl of neutral oil
4 dl flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
0,5 tsp baking powder
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
0.5 tsp salt
300 g of carrots (5 cups finely grated)
1.5 dl of coconut

Frosting:

100g butter, room warm
200g cream cheese
4 dl sifted powdered sugar
a little lemon zest or vanilla sugar

  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees.
  2. Beat eggs and sugar white and fluffy. Add the oil and whisk together.
  3. Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, ground cinnamon, ground ginger and salt in a separate bowl.
  4. Stir the dry ingredients into the egg mixture.
  5. Finish by turning down the grated carrots and grated coconut.
  6. Pour batter into pan and bake the cake for about 45-50 minutes.
  7. Let the cake cool completely before spreading the frosting.
  8. Beat butter until frost it get’s really creamy, add the cream cheese and whisk together well, about 3-5 minutes.
  9. Sift the icing sugar and whisk together until creamy frosting. You can flavor the frosting, with some lemon zest or a little vanilla.
  10. Spread the frosting over the carrot cake and decorate with what you want. :)

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