Lazy Day Carrot Cake

Lazy Day Carrot Cake

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C'mon - you know there are days when you are just too lazy to bake a cake... This food processor carrot cake recipe should help you out. Moist, delicious, and easy to make!

Since this cake uses a few spices - check out our video all about cinnamon Vs. cassia

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Lazy Carrot Cake
For those times when you’re just not that motivated…
Ingredients
  • 14 ounces (400g) carrots, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup (120g) pecans
  • 1 cup (175g) brown sugar
  • ½ cup (110g) granulated sugar
  • 1½ cups (225g) all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground cinnamon 
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) allspice
  • ½ cup (125 mL) vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup (70g) plain yogourt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) pure vanilla extract
Instructions
Preheat oven to 160°C (325°F). Pulse the carrot in a food processor until finely chopped. Add everything else. Process, until combined.  Scrape down the bowl a couple times.Pour the mixture into a 9” (22cm) round springform cake pan. Bake for 45–60 minutes. To make the Icing, whip the cream cheese and ricotta with a hand blender. Then add lemon  juice, and icing sugar and whip until smooth. Spread the icing over the cooled cake to serve.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 8 servings
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