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KITKAT Bunny Carrot Cake

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Servings: For 16 people

What you need

For the Cake

180 g wholemeal flour
2 heaped teaspoons baking powder
1 heaping teaspoon ground cinnamon
a few drops vanilla extract
3 eggs
120 g brown sugar
100 g melted butter
250 g grated carrots
150 g applesauce
60 g coarsely mixed nuts

For the filling

200 g mascarpone
a few drops vanilla extract
125 ml cold whipping cream
40 g icing sugar

How to prepare

Instructions

  1. Line a 6 to 7-inch cake pan with baking paper. 
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. 

  1. In a bowl, mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon and vanilla. 

  1. In another bowl, beat eggs with brown sugar. 

  1. Add the melted butter, grated carrots, applesauce and nuts, mix gently. 

  1. Pour the batter into the cake pan and bake about 50 minutes. Check for doneness with a knife. If necessary, extend by 10 minutes. 

  1. Unmold and let cool on a cooling rack. 

  1. Cut the cake in half. 

  1. In a salad bowl, mix with a fork the mascarpone and the vanilla extract. 

  1. Whip the cream, adding icing sugar after one minute. Gently add to the mascarpone. 

  1. Place half cake on a plate. 

  1. Spread the cream and place the second cake on top. 

  1. With the remaining cream, coat the top and sides of the cake.  

  1. "Paste" the KITKAT Bunny around the cake. Chill 2 hours. 

  1. Decorate with a ribbon. 

  1. On top, place a few Smarties mini Eggs (or mini Easter eggs).