Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Yes, it turns out, you can invert carrot cake – by pulling the cake off the bottom, splitting it and two and making a sandwich out of the thing you can have a portable, easily snackable, mini slice of cake that you can eat with your fingers. Has anyone tried freezing these beauties for later use? So we were delighted to see these cookies at Trader Joe’s. Running out tonight to buy some! As you will read, carrots have long been a part of cakes due to their relatively high sugar content – highest among all vegetables save the sugar beet. Kris. Just delicious. Good Luck~ Kristin. We both love carrot cake- The spicy cake part and all those sweet raisins and bits of carrot. I can’t wait to leave work to pick up my own. And who even thought of putting a bunch of carrots in a cake in the first place? Trader Joe's Inside Out Carrot Cake Cookies. these cookies are unbelievably good, an dangerous =), Yes! Three little words: LOVE, LOVE, LOVED these cookies!!! I purchased these at the Winston-Salem, NC store over the weekend, so they weren’t discontinued in this part of the country at least. Fold in carrots and pecans. The carrot cake pioneered in the dark ages experienced a resurgence mid century by sugar deprived, but resourceful, housewives during the great wars. ( Log Out / So we were delighted to see these cookies at Trader Joe’s. Trader Joe’s Inside Out Carrot Cake Cookies – Nutrition Facts, You put the calories as 390 but the package in your picture says 290 (and my package at home says 300.) We found these yummy treats in the bakery area near all the breads and muffins. These are very high-cal cookies, but not quite as bad as it looks in this review (the cookies are delicious, btw), This is not the nutrition listed on the package. We wrap each in plastic wrap and freeze them for a frozen treat…. Well this is a tasty surprise. Just so you know, these cookies are BIG and rich and Sweet- simply wonderful. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Change ). I have not tried to freeze them – but I would guess they would do fine in the freezer if you wrapped them up well… That is until someone else finds out Cheers! The cake bit is soft, spongy, moist and mildly spicy with just a hint of carrot taste, while the cream cheese icing is thick, sweet and surprisingly fluffy. Cheers! Would I Recommend It: Yeah! They really work when you have a carrot cake craving but don’t want to be home alone with a whole carrot cake. You’re the boss… the Cake Boss. Eeks! Bake cake for 40-45 minutes, or until the center springs back to touch. Instructions. Here is an incredible new find (well, at least to us) from Trader Joe’s- Inside Out Carrot Cake Cookes! Im in trouble. Pour batter into baking pan. Too much time, energy, special ingredients and then the results: who wants to be at home with a carrot cake? Post was not sent - check your email addresses! If only more websites showed this level of dedication to straight forward navigation and depth of knowledge of subject the world would be a much better place. With their high glucose load, carrots make a reasonably good natural sweetener in baked goods – perfect for sugar-poor peoples like your average medieval knave. An all too common mistake of carrot cake is to load it up with almost heart-stoppingly rich cream cheese frosting that 1) totally hides the cake, and 2) limits you to eating about a postage stamp sized slice of cake at risk of have your blood turn to syrup. ( Log Out / Please bring back trader Joe’s carrot cake with cream cheese with frosting, it is the best.please , bring it back.thank you. Carrot cake. Even if you just want to say hello, we just love to hear from all of you! Final Synopsis: Portable, well-made carrot cake slices – with raisins. They added their own touches, including the cream cheese frosting and, for some reason, the little icing carrots. ( Log Out / Notice the Playboy bunny tastefuly incorporated into the label. Unlike, say, France, we don’t stand much on tradition when it comes to food in America. In carrot cake we have one baked product that isn’t just tradition bound, but incredibly tradition bound – like five centuries tradition bound. Did TJ’s discontinue these? Rated 5 out of 5 Robin Woodstock – November 23, 2019 Then gradually mix in dry ingredients. It’s been awhile since I’ve really delved into carrot history, but the time has come again and, like before, it means we get to turn to our old friend the World Carrot Museum (if you stop by, be sure to check out the Musical Instruments page. Trader Joe’s does a wonderful job giving you things you didn’t know you wanted, like their Kouigns Amann, and/or wouldn’t have asked for even if you did, like their Quinoa Sushi Rolls. This raises the question of why we’re not all enjoying delicious sugar beet cake, but I suppose that’s beside the point. Kristin. I just broke the news to him that they’re discontinued and he asked me what we’re going to do now. And what can we say about cream cheese frosting! And yet, when it comes to a few particular cakes we insist on certain formulas. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. I could not be home alone with another package!! of course it is Tucson….. Any which way you can think of making a cake, you are positively encouraged to do so. Carrot cake comes to us, believe it or not, from medieval Europe, circa 1500 – possibly earlier. As you hold your Trader Joe’s Inside Out Carrot Cake Cookie in your hand, reflect that it’s not merely a riff on Little Debbie’s Oatmeal Creme Pies, it’s the cutting edge of carrot cake development, the peak of an ever cresting wave that stretches all the way back to a wattle and daub hut in some feudal serfdom five hundred years ago. We enjoyed them with a strong cup of black tea (Trader Joe’s of course) and savored every last crumb…. If you enjoyed this post, please pass it along to a friend with Twitter. Please, please tell me that they will be back!!!!! Now truthfully, we don’t usually take the time to make a carrot cake just on a random whim. A co-worker brought them in to share. But there was only one box left. Trader Joe’s goes for a pretty traditional version, sprinkling a handful of raisins into their batter and leaving it otherwise alone. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. We both were so surprised to see these treats! In this case the cookies are made from yummy carrot cake batter, with big raisins and long strings of carrot in the spicy dough. In this case the cookies are made from yummy carrot cake batter, with big raisins and long strings of carrot in the spicy dough. We just LOVE them…. Keep asking the folks at your local store where they are getting the cookies ~ maybe a bakery near you can make them for you??