Brazilian Carrot Cake Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 2)
Reviewed: Apr. 15, 2008
I am also Brazillian and I make this cake all the time. Yes the icing is supossed to be absorved by the cake. It makes it really moisty but ugly..lol.If you dont want to do that for the icing you can get a bag of unsweeten chocolate chips. Melt it in a pan with butter. careful not to burn and spead it on top. The unsweeten chips will break up the sweetness of the cake a bit so its not so overwhelming and it will stay on top and look pretty.
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Reviewed: Mar. 4, 2008
Good cake but I was disappointed that just like the other reviwer, the icing was absorbed, it looked weird but it tasted good. I'm also from Brazil and it has been probably over 10 years since I haven't had this cake.
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Living In: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Reviewed: Feb. 14, 2008
Okay, I will try to update this when/if I ever try it again ... but my first foray into making this did not go well. Actually, it tasted great (hence the 4 stars), but it looked like ... well, not good. When I put the icing on, it just was absorbed by the cake. If it was supposed to that, then great! But it looked pretty miserable. I made it for my daughter's school - I was supposed to bring something South American. Most was gone before I left, but I figure it didn't look appetizing. It was really moist and easy to make, though. Like I said, I will update when/if I try it again.
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Reviewed: Dec. 24, 2007
My room-mate, many years ago, was from Brazil and she made this cake. I loved it and sense then I've been trying to find the recipe. Thank you so much for posting this, it's just like I remembered.
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Reviewed: Nov. 16, 2007
I just loved! I'm from Brazil but I live in the US per 4 years now... and I'll tell you, was 4 years without a delicius carrot cake till today! Taste just like home! Thank you!!!!
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