Celebrity Dairy Carrot Cake

This delicious and easy to make recipe is one of our favorites. So good we served it to 150 people at our sons wedding here at the Inn. The Frosting is made with pure Chevre and Carrots are in season right now. We hope you enjoy this recipe. ip adr . From our kitchen to yours.

Celebrity Dairy Carrot Cake

1 1/2 cups canola oil

4 whole eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 cups flour, Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-free
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 Tablespoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
2 1/2 cups carrot, finely grated
1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
1/2 cup nuts

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Beat together for at least 2 minutes the oil, eggs, vanilla and sugar.  Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices together.

3. Add liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring just until blended.  Gently fold in the grated carrots, pineapple and nuts.

4. Pour this batter into a lightly greased 10 x 14-inch cake pan and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or a 9 x 13-inch cake pan for 45 to 50 minutes.  After the cake is done, cool completely and frost with Celebrity Dairy Cheese Frosting.
Chevre Frosting

2 Small Logs of Pure Chevre
1/2 Cup of Heavy Whipping Cream
2 Teaspoons of Vanilla
4 to 5 Cups of Powdered Sugar

1. Beat Chevre at medium speed with an electric mixer or food processor until creamy.

2. Stir together Whipping cream and Vanilla.

3. Gradually add powdered sugar to the Chevre mixture alternately with Whipping Cream Mixture.

4. Mix at low speed until blended. Scraping down the sides as needed.

Blackeyed Pea Hummus

The recipe for this month is Blackeyed Pea Hummus. Enjoy with freshly baked pita bread from the Mediterranean Deli. They Can also make Gluten free pita, if you need it. This recipe is both vegan and gluten-free.

Blackeyed Pea Hummus

3 whole green onions
1 clove garlic
1 whole jalapeno pepper, seeded
4 sprigs fresh cilantro
2 cans blackeyed peas, not drained
1/2 cup tahini
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
2 tablespoons olive oil

1. Put all ingredients in a food processor, and process until smooth.

2. Transfer to serving bowl, and garnish with paprika and drizzle extra olive oil. site analysis Refrigerate before serving.

3. Serve with heated pita bread cut in wedges.