Torta di Carote del Veneto

Carrot Cake from the Veneto

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Appears in
Cucina Ebraica: Flavours of the Italian Jewish Kitchen

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

It seems carrot cake is not an American invention. Granted, this version lacks the ubiquitous cream cheese frosting, but there’s no reason it cannot be served with a dollop of mascarpone cheese.

This recipe is a combination of three carrot cakes from the Veneto, all of which had something good and something not quite right about them. Two were from Fernanda Gosetti’s I dolci della cucina regionale italiana, and one was from Giovanni Capnist’s I dolci del V