When we make a cake any other food, probably we care about its look as well the taste. If you are, a girl and making many foods by yourself, then you also give your main attention and care about the garnishing thing. So here, we are going to show you how to decorate a carrot cake nicely by way of very cool steps at home.
Carrot cake is a clammy sponge cake containing grated carrots mixed into the cake batter. Moreover, carrot cakes are normally decorating with icing or butter, such as cream cheese or buttercream. There are so many methods to decorate carrot cakes but in this article, you can learn how to decorate a carrot cake nicely and correctly with yummy cream cheese.
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Ingredients For Decorate a Carrot Cake
- 2 layers of carrot cake
- 8-ounce brick of cream cheese, softened for frosting
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
- 4 cups of powdered sugar
- Gel food Coloring (green color)
- Gel food Coloring (orange color)
- 2 small plastic bags for put frosting
- Chopped cashew nuts or chopped walnuts (For Garnish around the cake)
How to Decorate a Carrot Cake?
First, you have to start by making the frosting. To making the frosting, put cream cheese to a bowl and then, you have to add 1 stick of margarine or you can use butter if you want.
Next, add 2 teaspoons of vanilla to the mixture and combine that until it is well blended. You can use a mixture for mix it well.
Next, when you feel it is well blended, then slowly add 4 cups of powdered sugar into the mixture. Now blend well again. Then keep aside the mixture after well blended.
Now take two small bowls. Put about a tablespoon of the frosting into a small bowl. Next, add some gel food coloring green into it and mix well.
The take other bowl and put about two or three tablespoons of frosting into it and add some gel food coloring orange. Now mix well.
(Make sure that the frosting equally colored with your food coloring. By the way, you can use liquid food coloring as well as)
Next take two plastic bags and put orange colored frosting into one bag and green color into other bag. Make sure to put frosting into the corners of the bag. Then snip the corners off those and use that to create our carrots on the top of the cake. Set those off to the side until we need them.
Here and now, we can frosting the cake. Take the layer of the carrot cake on to a plate and put some frosting on the top of the cake. Now spread all over the surface of the cake and it will stick our two layers together.
Then put the second layer on the top of the first layer. Moreover, put some extra frosting and cover the surface of the cake nicely. Then cover the surround of the cake by using more frosting. Now finish your frosting attractively. Make sure to keep the edges are smooth.
Next take the chopped cashew nuts or some chopped walnuts. Paste them all around the edge sides of the cake (without the top of the cake) and gently press them into the cream cheese frosting.
Now take a knife and divide the surface lightly up into slices how many you want. (Like 8)
After that, you can start piping out the leaves of the carrots and you can create two carrots on each slice. Now cut off the corner; a very small piece of the corner of the bag. Moreover, just press the frosting onto the cake and then pull it away. It gives the effect of leaves.
Moreover, then for the carrots, cut a bigger piece of the corner of the bag and again press it down onto the top of the cake and then pull it away. Do the same thing to the other slices.
Okay now your decorated carrot cake is ready to serve!!
What Flavors Go Well With Carrot Cake?
Mostly raisins and pineapples are giving a great taste to carrot cake. Kinds of sweet fruits also work well with carrot cake. As well as,
- Orange flavors
- Cheese flavors
- Natty flavors also work well with this spicy sweetness of carrot cake.
Is Carrot Cake Healthier Than Regular Cake?
We always eat cakes for celebrate several kinds of joys. Therefore, Carrot cakes also take a respectable place in the dessert word. Actually, the carrot cakes are not so much healthier than regular cakes. However, Carrot cakes are making by using some healthy ingredients such as nuts, cheese and mainly by carrots; but those ingredients also fully loaded with sugar and fat. Then, carrot cake is not so much healthier than regular cake.
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