This lightened carrot cake recipe features a tender cake packed with grated carrot, flaked coconut, and chopped pecans. Just like a traditional carrot cake, this cake is topped with a thick cream cheese frosting. This is the perfect cake for any occasion. During the spring, decorate it with delicate carrots made of frosting or candies. For Christmas, this beloved baking recipe can be made with extra spices and hints of nutmeg and cinnamon.
Did you know that eating too many carrots could make your skin literally turn orange? When Stephanie Le, the creator of i am a food blog and author of Easy Gourmet, was four, she was in danger of just that. She spent months consuming massive amounts of carrots. Le was convinced that she was a bona fide bunny and eating carrots would give her better night vision. She was wrong on both counts, but to this day she still holds carrots near and dear to her heart. These carrot cake pancakes taste just like the real deal, incorporating three of Le’s favorite things: carrots, breakfast, and dessert.
Carrot-Filled Pancakes with Vanilla MascarponeIngredients