Recipe: Carrot Cake

Recipe: Carrot Cake

Welcome to In Season, our series celebrating the juiciest fruit and crispest veggies in Texas. This spring, we asked local chefs to share stories about their favorite items of seasonal produce—and create original recipes that make the most of spring’s bounty.  Who couldn’t use an extra way to sneak some veggies into their diet? One idea is to use confections like zucchini bread or beet brownies as a vehicle, and while that may seem counterintuitive, hey, you’re still getting some nutritional benefits.Pastry chef Diana Zamora offers up a recipe for one of the most famous veg-in-dessert creations: carrot cake. In her household, the treat was a staple during birthday celebrations. “My mom was the first one to make this carrot cake,” Zamora says. “My whole family loves it—my grandma, my sister, me.…

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