Easy Carrot Oatmeal Cake Recipe

2019-07-16

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Quick, easy and delicious carrot and oatmeal cake. Layers of moist carrot layers, nice touch of walnuts & raisins and crispy caramelized top. Super easy recipe with few basic ingredients. Perfect cake for carrot lovers and for lazy bakers.

DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
8
PREP TIME
1 Hour
WORK TIME
20 Minutes
INGREDIENTS
    • 6 large Carrots
    • 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1¾ cups (160g) rolled oats
    • 1 2/3 cups (210g) all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp (130g) butter, cold
    • 3/4 cup (150g) sugar + 1 Tbsp for topping
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 2-3 tablespoons raisins
    • 3 tablespoons crushed walnuts
DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 180C (360F). line an 9-inch (22-23cm) springform pan with parchment paper and grease with butter.

2. In a large bowl mix flour, oats, cinnamon and sugar. In a separate bowl grate carrots and mix them with fresh lemon juice. set aside.

3. For the first cake layer: grate 2 tablespoons (30g) cold butter on the bottom of the pan, sprinkle 3-4 tablespoons of the oat mixture, then lightly press. Evenly spread 1/3 of the shredded carrots, then sprinkle some raisins and crushed walnuts. Repeat the same process 2 more times: oat mixture (1/3 of the remaining), carrot mixture, raisins, walnuts, oat mixture, carrot mixture, raisins, walnuts, oat mixture. Finely, grate the remaining 100g cold butter on top of the cake, sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar.

4. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until golden brown on top. Let cool for 20 minutes, release from the pan and let cool completely.

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