- 120 g Pecans (4 ounces)
- 260 g all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 225 g vegetable oil
- 120 g buttermilk
- 1 1/2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
- 4 eggs large
- 410 g sugar
- 500 g carrots, peeled and chopped in 4cm lenghts
- 2 sticks (230 g) Unsalted Butter softened
- 450 g (two 8 ounces) Cream Cheese softened
- 1 tablespoon Pure Vanilla Extract
- 240 g Confectioners Sugar
8Recipe is created for
TM 5Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
Reheat the oven to 180°
Butter two 9-inch cake pans, line the bottoms with parchment.
Butter the paper and flour the pans.
Spread the pecans on a baking sheet and toast for 8 minutes, until fragrant. Cool and finely chop the pecans 10 sec / speed 5
Than put the dry ingredients, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in the TM 5 sec / speed 4
Place carrots in TM and chop 6 sec / speed 5
Now put the eggs and the sugar in the TM for 15 sec / speed 5
Add the liquid ingredients oil, buttermilk and vanilla in the for 5 sec / speed 5
Beat in the dry ingredients 5 sec / speed 5 … scrape sides and mix another 15 sec / speed 5
Stir in the carrots and pecans in the 15secs / speed 5
Divide the batter between the pans and bake the cakes for 55 minutes to 1 hour, until springy and golden or until a skewer comes out clean.
Let the cakes cool on a rack for 30 minutes, then unmold the cakes and let cool completely.
Meanwhile, rinse out TM bowl
Add confectioners' sugar in the 3sec / speed 2
Add remaining ingredients to and cream together on speed 4 until well combined.
Scrape bowl and mix another 30 sec / speed 4.
Peel off the parchment paper and invert one cake layer onto a plate.
Spread with frosting.
Top with the second cake layer, right side up.
Spread the top and the sides with the remaining frosting and refrigerate the cake until chilled, about 1 hour.
Slice and serve
Accessories you need
Decorate with green sprinkles and little marzipan carrots
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