This recipe also makes great cupcakes and I add chocolate chips on top before taking them to the oven!
Brazilian carrot cake
3 small raw carrots, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup canola oil
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon (optional)
Grease and flour a 12-inch (30 cm) round pan. Preheat oven to 380°F (190°C).
1) Place carrots, eggs, and oil into a blender and puree.
2) In a bowl, add flour, baking powder, cinnamon and sugar. Pour the carrot mixture and mix until well blended. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish and bake at 380°F (190°C) for 30 minutes.
4 tablespoons milk or water
2 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
In a small sauce pan, cook all ingredients at low heat until it thickens, stirring constantly. Spread over cake immediately.