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Almond And Carrot Cake

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Ingredients
  Finely grated carrots 6 Ounce
  Eggs 3
  Liquid honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange liqueur 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dark brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Use The Soft Variety)
  Ground almonds 3 1⁄2 Ounce
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon (Also Called Cornflour)
  Active dry yeast 1 Teaspoon
  Slivered almonds 5 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon (Used For Greasing)
  Confectioner's sugar 9 Ounce (Icing Sugar)
  Egg white 1
  Fresh orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Put the butter in a bowl and melt in the microwave oven for 1 minute on HIGH.
Put the grated carrots in a dish.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
Break the eggs into a bowl.
Add the honey, orange liqueur and brown sugar and whisk vigorously.
Add the ground almonds, cornstarch (cornflour) and yeast, and the melted butter.
Beat well until the mixture is smooth.
Add the carrots and slivered almonds.
Grease the base and sides of a 9 inch (23 cm) Pyrex ring mold (mould) and pour in the mixture.
Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH for 13 minutes.
Leave to stand for 10 minutes.
Turn out on to a wire rack to cool.
For the frosting (icing), mix together the confectioners' (icing) sugar, the egg white and the orange juice.
Frost (ice) the cake, working fast so that it does not harden before you are finished.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Everyday

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