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Las Vegas Carrot Cake Stack

Author: SallyK / Date: 2015-06-13 @ 01:00 pm / Print Me! /
Tags: Almond / Carrots / Copycat Recipes / Dairy / Eggs /

The Pub Carrot Cake Stack"The Pub" is a restaurant located in the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. They have provided the inspiration for these luscious pancakes served with Cream Cheese Maple Topping,

Makes 8 medium pancakes.

Ingredients:

Cream Cheese Maple Topping:

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 c maple syrup
  • 1/4 c buttery spread or softened butter

Carrot Cake Pancake Batter:

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 c buttermilk
  • 1 c carrots, finely shredded
  • 1/4 c maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 c all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 c chopped almonds

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, blend the beaten egg, buttermilk, shredded carrots, maple syrup, and vanilla until smooth.
  2. In a smaller bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder and salt. Add these dry ingredients to the large bowl of wet ingredients, and blend just until incorporated. Fold in nuts.
  3. Preheat griddle to medium heat or about 325 degrees F. Lightly butter surface of griddle and drop batter by 1/3 cup measures. Cook until bubbles appear on top of pancakes and edges set up. Flip and cook briefly or until firm when touched lightly on top.
  4. Transfer to serving plates and top with the Cream Cheese Maple Topping. Garnish with more shredded carrots and chopped nuts. Serve immediately.