Trivia question...why do carrots turn green in cakes?
TAO BRIAN T
90taobri at wave.scar.utoronto.ca
Sat Jul 3 13:31:14 EST 1993
In article <rhughes.43.741500809 at ucsd.edu>, Richard J. Hughes writes...
> Here is a trivia question. Why do carrot shreds turn green when cooked
> in carrot cake? Is this due to oxidation of the beta-carotene? Is
> beta-carotene responsible for the orange colour in the first place?
Beats me... the carrots in my carrot cake stay nice and orange.
What do you put in yours? ;-) Follow-ups to rec.food.cooking... ;-)
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