Today we will overview the kind of food which is, in fact, the essential part of all the holiday menu - a dessert. In order to cook a delicious homemade cake you‘ll need to have a list of certain ingredients and, of course, skill. But it does not mean that young chefs can’t make a multi-layered dessert on their own just because they’re unexperienced. Today you have a great chance, dear baker, to learn how to prepare the delicious carrot cake which is so such popular in Europe.
Carrot cake was first cooked in the Middle Ages. While sugar was rather expensive, carrot was a very affordable vegetable. Furthermore, the sweet carrot pulp was used for small cakes, which were then supplemented with cream of dairy products. Was it Italy, England or Switzerland were the dish has originated? Nobody of modern historians knows for sure on the origin of the carrot cake, but they can’t deny the fact that this incredibly beautiful and unique dessert is one of the most beloved in Europe.
Carrot cake or cream pies, as they are sometimes called, have no definite shape. They may be round, square or any other, since it does not really matter. You may complement this wonderful cake with anything you like, within reason, of course. Nuts, raisins, coconuts and pineapples - inside the dough or just for decoration and cheese, sour cream, cottage cheese for the cream. So, don’t waste time and start cooking right now!
Ingredients for flatbread (korzh):
Options and variations
Juicy, soaked with cottage cheese and butter cream and sprinkled with coconut flakes, this carrot cake is itself a decoration of the table , even if it is just pure white, without nuts, flowers and curls.
You may use melted butter for the base flatbread, as you would do with classic biscuit. Carrot cake with sour cream instead of cottage cheese is also a great option. To make it, just replace the cottage cheese with sour cream, whip longer and leave it in the fridge for a long time.
High-calorie foods in reasonable quantities is, of course, healthy to all those who do not suffer from excess weight and does not have a history of chronic disease. If we compare our carrot dessert with other sweet cakes, we’ll see that it’s much more healthier thanks to the main component - carrots. Boiled carrot is a great antioxidant, recognized all over the world, capable of the penetration into the human body to prevent many terrible diseases. Cottage cheese is the main source of calcium and it is also present in this amazing dessert.
It seems that your cooking journals have now the carrot cake recipe which is presented in this review. This European dessert really deserves a lot of attention, but to see this, you need to cook it, focusing on the step by step photos in our review. And do not forget to rate this recipe and comment. We’re looking forward to your letters since it will be a great pleasure to see your suggestions.