Brown Butter Carrot Cake From "BraveTart"

SERIOUS EATS
18Ingredients
85Minutes
680Calories

Ingredients

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  • 14 ounces pecan (pieces, 3 1/2 cups; 395g)
  • 2 pounds carrots (whole, unpeeled, from one 2-pound bag; 910g)
  • 16 ounces unsalted butter (4 sticks; 450g)
  • 14 ounces white sugar (2 cups; 395g)
  • 8 ounces light brown sugar (1 cup, gently packed; 225g)
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt (; for table salt, use about half as much by volume or the same weight)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 ounce vanilla extract (1 tablespoon; 15g)
  • 6 large eggs (straight from the fridge)
  • 11 ounces all purpose flour (such as Gold Medal, 2 1/2 cups, spooned; 310g)
  • 5 ounces whole wheat flour (not stone ground, 1 cup; 140g)
  • 1 buttercream (recipe Cream Cheese)
  • 1 carrot (recipe Twisted, Roses, optional)
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    680Calories
    Sodium22% DV520mg
    Fat66% DV43g
    Protein18% DV9g
    Carbs24% DV71g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories680Calories from Fat390
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat43g66%
    Saturated Fat17g85%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol140mg47%
    Sodium520mg22%
    Potassium420mg12%
    Protein9g18%
    Calories from Fat390
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate71g24%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Sugars43g86%
    Vitamin A220%
    Vitamin C8%
    Calcium15%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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