Gajrela with Mascarpone icing

Recipe from Bal Arneson

In these delectable treats, the natural sweetness of carrots sings with the delicate richness of mascarpone.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 25 min - 30 min
Yields 9 Pieces
gajrela with mascarpone icing

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) unsalted Butter
  • 1 lb (450 g) carrots shredded
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) cashews chopped
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) Canadian Mascarpone
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) icing sugar
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp (.5 mL) green cardamom powder

Preparation

In a skillet, heat butter on low heat.

Increase heat to medium and add carrots. Cook for 20–25 minutes or until softened. Stir regularly.

Add sugar and cashews; stir until sugar is fully melted.

Spread gajrela into a 4 x 4˝ (10 x 10 cm) square dish and refrigerate until cool.

Place Mascarpone, icing sugar, cloves and cardamom in a bowl. Mix with a hand mixer until smooth.

Gently spread icing over gajrela. Cut into squares and serve cold.

Tips

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Ricotta or Cream Cheese

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 268 Calories
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrate: 22 g
Fat: 20 g
Fibre: 1.6 g
Sodium: 98 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 4 % / 39 mg
Vitamin A: 56 %
Magnesium: 11 %
Folate: 8 %
Vitamin E: 7 %