Tarta de zanahoria

A carrot dream

carrot cake

We got this recipe from our brazilian friends during our time in La Paloma, Uruguay and somehow it became our favorite dessert during the travel. Its just so good and fluffy, easy to prepare and you cant do much wrong with it.


  • 3 carrots
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of oil
  • 2 eggs
  • some sugar, milk, cacao and butter for the glaze


Preheat the oven to 170 degrees. Blend all the ingredients expect of the flour. Mix the flour and the other ingredients in a bowl. Butter a baking pan and add a layer of flour so the cake wont stick to it. Pour the dough into the pan and bake for 40 - 50 minutes.

For the glaze melt 1 cup of sugar, one cup cacao with some butter and milk. Simmer until you get a caramel like glaze.

Take out the cake, add the glaze and spread it evenly with a knife, serve it warm.

Buen provecho!