Cake

Just experience. This is for four large loaf pans! Total weight for the 5x portion is just under 6 kg, assuming no soaking of raisins.

Ingredients (6/5)

  • 17 eggs (20)
  • 167 g (200 g) molasses or dates jam
  • 1.11 (1 ⅓) cup oil or 233g (280 g)
  • 50 ml vanilla (60)
  • zest of lemon
  • 3 lemon juice
  • 395 ml yogurt (473)
  • 590 ml (2.5 c) milk  or 709 ml (3 c)
  • 1.667 kg (2 kg) any combination of flour => :
    • 1:5 barley (333 g)
    • 1:15 buckwheat (111 g)
    • 1:15 coconut (111 g)
    • 2:15 millet (222 g)
    • 1:5 Amaranth (333 g)
    • 1:5 whole wheat (333 g)
    • 2:15 flaxseed (222 g)
  • Levant, choose one of the two *
    • 1 Tbsp 1.25 tsp baking soda (26 g) and 1.5 Tbsp cream of tartar (18 g) =>56g bs, 30g ct
    • 3 tsp baking soda and 3 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp salt (20g) or 24g
  • 1 Tbsp + 2 tsp cinnamon powder (8 g)=> 10 g
  • 1 Tbsp cardamom powder (7 g) => 8g
  • 1/2 tsp clove or nutmeg powder (2/3 tsp)
  • 1.25 tsp ginger powder (1 1/2 tsp)
  • 1 kg carrots and apples, grated (1.3 kg)
  • 250 g (2 1/4c) nuts (2.7 c)
  • 500 g (3 1/3 c) raisins preferably soaked in the milk and blended (4 c)

Directions

  1. Grease two loaf pans and powder with flour
  2. Turn on oven for 350F
  3. Mix eggs until smooth, then add all the liquids and the lemon ingredients.
  4. Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, spice powders well
  5. Make a hole in the dry ingredients and pour in the liquid mixture. Mix until you see just a little raw flour left.
  6. Add the carrots and apples and mix a little more. Never over mix.
  7. Add in the nuts and raisins
  8. Pour into loaf pans. Bake for about 1h15min or until knife comes out clean. (Internal temperature should be above 190F, if you have a thermometer)

For more info about calculating baking soda and baking powder, and making your own, see King Arthur’s recommendation and the weight chart.

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