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This Portuguese carrot cake (bolo de cenoura) recipe makes a very soft and delicious cake.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
35 min
Ready In:
45 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Carrot Cake Recipe

Portuguese Carrot Cake Recipe

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Posted in: Cakes / Cheesecakes
Sat, Nov 11, 2017, 05:40
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1 large carrot or two small, sliced into thin slices3 eggs2 cups of sugar1/2 cup of oil2 cups of flour1 tablespoon of baking powder
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    1. Preheat the oven to 200°C or 400°F.
    2. Sift the flour in a bowl and set aside.
    3. In a food processor, add the carrot, eggs, oil and sugar for at least 2 minutes, so the carrot is well grated.
    4. Mix the carrot cream with the sifted flour and stir well until it is well mixed without any lumps.
    5. Add the baking powder and stir well.
    6. Pour the batter into a greased with butter pan and bake for about 35 minutes.
    7. Do the toothpick test to make sure is baked.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: comidadodia.ne10.uol.com.br