Carrots are not only good for you but they provide a number of health benefits as well. By eating just one carrot a day, you have met your vitamin A needs for the entire day. Research has proven that carrots have a protective effect against ultraviolet light, which will keep you looking younger longer.
Things You'll Need
- Kitchen knife
- Cutting board
- Vegetable peeler
Wash your selection of carrots under running water and dry them well with a paper towel or a clean kitchen towel eliminating all bacteria.
Place your washed carrots on your cutting board and remove both carrot ends cutting off at least 1/4 inch from each end.
Peel carrots with your vegetable peeler and discarding all the carrot peels and ends.
Determine the size of the desired shred. Since this is for a cake you do not want anything too large or too small, something in the middle would be perfect.
Place your shredder over your bowl and run your carrot up and down the shredder several times until the carrot is gone resulting in shredded carrots.
Repeat Step 5 until you have enough carrots shredded for your cake.
Tips & Warnings
- Wash and remove the ends and peels from the unused carrots. Store them in the refrigerator in an airtight container with cold water to keep them fresh.
- Never cut into your vegetables or fruits without washing them first. By doing so, you will bring the bacteria into the vegetable and fruit.
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