Carrot Cake Bonbons Recipe

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Serve with tea or coffee and enjoy!

With much love,

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Servings: 2 dozen


Cost per serving $3.61 view details


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a square baking dish.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the cinnamon, nutmeg, and grated orange zest. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. The gradually stir in the carrots and nuts.
  3. Sifter together the flour and baking powder. Add to the creamed mixture and fold into the batter until well moistened.
  4. Pour the batter into prepared baking dish and bake for 35-40 minutes.
  5. A few minutes after removing the cake from the oven, loosen it from the sides and turn out onto a cooling rack. Carrot cake improves in flavor and texture if aged a day, but this step is optional.
  6. In a large bowl combine cream cheese and brown sugar and crumble the cake into the mixture. Mix until everything is well combined and holds together. Roll out about a teaspoon of batter into a round balls, place on a lined baking sheet.
  7. In a double broiler, melt chocolate and milk. Dip each bonbon into the chocolate and place back onto the lined baking sheet. Once all bonbons are covered in chocolate refrigerate for several hours until the chocolate has set.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 486g
Recipe makes 2 servings
Calories 1792  
Calories from Fat 980 55%
Total Fat 113.38g 142%
Saturated Fat 64.75g 259%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 375mg 125%
Sodium 1580mg 66%
Potassium 948mg 27%
Total Carbs 206.61g 55%
Dietary Fiber 13.6g 45%
Sugars 183.25g 122%
Protein 20.28g 32%
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  • judee
    October 13, 2012
    What a great idea for the fall season..
    1 reply
    • Catherine Pappas
      October 14, 2012
      Thank you, Judee...These are a lot of fun to make with the little ones as well.

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