Helen’s Carrot Cake

Helen's Carrot Cake

Helen’s Carrot Cake

I think this may be one of Helen Corbitt’s recipes for carrot cake. It’s definitely delicious, with it’s layer of jam and icing between the two layers of cake!

 

Helen’s Carrot Cake – A layer of jam makes this carrot cake something special! – Cake Ingredients:: Eggs ((separated)), Sugar, Carrots ((grated)), Walnuts ((finely grated)), Flour, Baking Powder, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Vanilla Extract, Salt, Oil, Water ((hot)), Baking Soda, Filling Ingredients:: Cream Cheese, Sugar, Jam ((strawberry, apricot, or raspberry)), Frosting Ingredients:: Whipping Cream, Sugar, Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
; Cream together Egg yolks and about 1 cup of the sugar until the yolk color lightens.; Stir in carrots, nuts, flour, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, salt and oil. ; Mix together hot water and soda and stir into flour mixture.; Beat Egg whites until foamy. ; Gradually add remaining sugar to egg whites. Beat until stiff and glossy. ; Fold Egg white mixture into flour mixture.; Turn mixture into a greased pan, 13 x 9-inch, lined with greased wax paper.; Bake for 45 minutes or until done.; Let cool. Slice in half horizontally, to form two layers.; Make the cream cheese filling: : Soften the cream cheese and beat in the sugar, mixing gradually, until the filling is smooth and fluffy. A food processor works well for this.

; Cover bottom layer with cream cheese filling, then cover cream cheese layer with jam. ; Place the top layer of the cake carefully on top of the jam.; Make the frosting:: Beat the whipping cream until slightly stiff, then add the sugar and beat the mixture to stiff peaks. ; Frost the entire cake with whipped cream.; – Superb!

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Cook Time
45 Minutes
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Helen's Carrot Cake
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A layer of jam makes this carrot cake something special!
Servings Prep Time
1 Cake 45 Minutes
Cook Time
45 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 Cake 45 Minutes
Cook Time
45 Minutes
Ingredients
Cake Ingredients:
Filling Ingredients:
Frosting Ingredients:
Servings: Cake
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream together Egg yolks and about 1 cup of the sugar until the yolk color lightens.
  3. Stir in carrots, nuts, flour, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, salt and oil.
  4. Mix together hot water and soda and stir into flour mixture.
  5. Beat Egg whites until foamy.
  6. Gradually add remaining sugar to egg whites. Beat until stiff and glossy.
  7. Fold Egg white mixture into flour mixture.
  8. Turn mixture into a greased pan, 13 x 9-inch, lined with greased wax paper.
  9. Bake for 45 minutes or until done.
  10. Let cool. Slice in half horizontally, to form two layers.
Make the cream cheese filling:
  1. Soften the cream cheese and beat in the sugar, mixing gradually, until the filling is smooth and fluffy. A food processor works well for this.
  2. Cover bottom layer with cream cheese filling, then cover cream cheese layer with jam.
  3. Place the top layer of the cake carefully on top of the jam.
Make the frosting:
  1. Beat the whipping cream until slightly stiff, then add the sugar and beat the mixture to stiff peaks.
  2. Frost the entire cake with whipped cream.
    Helen's Carrot Cake
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Superb!

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