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Torta de Zanahoria Recipe

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This recipe for Torta de Zanahoria, by , is from Los Sabores Tradicionales de la Familia Puppo, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Sunday, June 8, 2008


2 tazas zanahorias ralladas
1 ¼ taza de aceite
2 tazas de harina sin preparar
2 tazas de azúcar rubia
3 cucharaditas de polvo de hornear
1 cucharadita de bicarbonato
2 cucharaditas de canela
150 gramos de pasas negras
150 gramos de nueces
5 huevos
3 cucharadas de jugo de naranja
1 cucharada de ralladura de naranja
1 cucharada de jugo de limón
1 ½ cucharadita ralladura de limón
1 cucharada de cognac

Cernir el harina, polvo de hornear, bicarbonato, canela y sal.

Aparte batir las yemas con el azúcar; echarle los ingredientes secos y el aceite.

Rallar la zanahoria y medir 2 tazas, pero sin presionar. Mezclar con los frutos secos e incorporar a lo anterior.

Batir las claras a la nieve con ½ taza de azúcar blanca y mezclar con la masa de zanahorias .

Vaciar en un molde desarmable enmantequillado y enharinado sólo el fondo. Se hacen 2 discos
Poner al horno a 350° F por 45 minutos.

1 paquete de queso Philadelphia de 225 gramos
2 tazas de azúcar en polvo
100 gramos de mantequilla
1 cucharada de jugo de limon

Batir el queso Philadelphia con el azúcar en polvo y la mantequilla; echarle al final el limón.




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