4 Levels of Carrot Cake: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

  • Published on Nov 8, 2019
  • We challenged chefs of three different skill levels - an amateur, a home cook, and a professional - to make their version of a carrot cake. Once each was done and out of the oven, we asked a food scientist to review their work. Whose carrot cake made the grade?

    Check out the level 3 recipe on the ICE blog: www.ice.edu/blog/five-spice-carrot-cake-recipe
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  • Alisha Lee
    Alisha Lee 2 minutes ago

    I prefer johns , it looks more light and fluffy, the other two are good though

  • Riddhi Mane
    Riddhi Mane 2 hours ago

    You know it's level 3 when the portion is small

  • Lioness 242
    Lioness 242 5 hours ago

    John can cook

  • Ericka Elphick
    Ericka Elphick 8 hours ago

    I'm making an official marriage proposal to Daniel, the love of my life.

  • PolarBeard
    PolarBeard 9 hours ago

    And the next to interview for a spot on The Bachelorette is...Daniel
    Result: "Sorry. It's called the Bachelorette NOT "Oh, Is That A Mirror?!".

  • Énio Fernandes
    Énio Fernandes 9 hours ago

    The level 3 recipe has the wrong salt quantity by about one order of magnitude.

  • PackofDiscos
    PackofDiscos 12 hours ago

    Yes x3

  • Laise Dias Fontes
    Laise Dias Fontes 18 hours ago

    I'm from Brazil
    and seeing this recipes of carrot cake makes me so sad
    where's the smooth batter??
    where's the chocolate????????

  • Majda Choumi
    Majda Choumi 18 hours ago

    I was expecting the level 1 chef to use a store bought cake mix and add carrots and walnuts to it (and some spice), anyway the video and the chefs are so much fun, thank you 😊

  • Kirra
    Kirra 21 hour ago +1

    john is so precious and happy 🥺

  • Mas Rifqi
    Mas Rifqi 22 hours ago

    i don’t understand what is the point of foods not being eaten together.. let them sit in a table and let them sample each other’s cooking

  • BB Bluelover
    BB Bluelover Day ago +1

    That Level 2 GUY! OMGOSH! :) Wonderful looks , hahaha!

  • PlanetMe
    PlanetMe Day ago +1

    I'll never trust this level two chef, not after what he did to that grilled cheese.

  • xXx19
    xXx19 Day ago

    Shoutout to the level 3 chef... Vanilla essences don't actually give sweetness but more of flavoring.

  • Niloofar Alavi
    Niloofar Alavi Day ago

    Who is this level 2 chef and can he cook for me??

  • Dust Cloud
    Dust Cloud Day ago +1

    Level 3 chef:
    To start this recipe you'll need to grow your own wheat for 2 years until you get the perfect yield.

  • bibek adhikari
    bibek adhikari 2 days ago

    Scientist should have been jeff cavaliere athleneX.com

  • Dane Lindholm
    Dane Lindholm 2 days ago

    It is just me or doesn't the level 2 chef always does it better than the other 2

  • JoshJay
    JoshJay 2 days ago

    Can we just appreciate Daniel 😍😍😍❤

  • Just Smyrna
    Just Smyrna 2 days ago

    What happened to her arm? 9:21

  • Asiman Saidzadeh
    Asiman Saidzadeh 2 days ago

    Why Level 1s always use hand mixer, whereas Level 2 and 3 have KitchenAid?!

  • Asiman Saidzadeh
    Asiman Saidzadeh 2 days ago +1

    Level 1: Imperfection is good
    Level 3: Hold my scales

  • T T
    T T 2 days ago

    Why do people put nuts in carrot cake it makes no sense in my mind

    • storm wright
      storm wright Day ago

      Yea honestly. My dad puts walnuts in everything. I think he just ruins it.

  • J. C.
    J. C. 3 days ago

    I would eat level 2 and invite him 😁

  • Leonel Elias
    Leonel Elias 3 days ago

    1:31 "AHHH GOTEM AHHH"

  • L S
    L S 3 days ago +1

    Level 1 said normaly they would lick the spoon but there’s real egg in this so he’s not going to but isn’t there real egg in normal ones

    • zx
      zx 18 hours ago

      he said that there's raw egg, not real egg :)

  • luphelele dywili
    luphelele dywili 3 days ago

    Level 2 chef is hot

  • Iam Joergen
    Iam Joergen 3 days ago

    I want thecarrot that Daniel have

  • Fernanda Conegundes
    Fernanda Conegundes 3 days ago

    Quanto bolo de cenoura triste, vídeos que não me deram satisfação

  • Destiny Vega
    Destiny Vega 3 days ago

    Does anyone know if they have to pay for their own ingredients

  • Tiffini Wells
    Tiffini Wells 4 days ago

    Daniel is a friggin Chad.

  • Heart2Heart
    Heart2Heart 4 days ago

    Daniel is back

  • WNiaz437
    WNiaz437 4 days ago +3

    Tbh I wouldn’t be surprised if the Level 2 chef put a meatball in his Cake.

  • Courtney Rice
    Courtney Rice 4 days ago

    John, you're just so fantastic.

  • I'macat
    I'macat 5 days ago

    I should have watched this before I made carrot cake last week.
    Edit- glad to say im level 2 when it comes to carrot cake but level one wanting to lick everything

  • Onyx Soul
    Onyx Soul 5 days ago

    john looks gay

  • Renata Stec
    Renata Stec 5 days ago

    Am I the only one who doesn't get hungry watching all Level 3 chefs cook?

  • White Wice
    White Wice 5 days ago

    I don't know but maybe it's the unicorn in me xD I love him

  • Kiralea Swan
    Kiralea Swan 5 days ago

    Where the F@ck are the Poppy seeds?

  • Sammi
    Sammi 5 days ago +1

    John sifted his flour and grated fresh carrots! That's at least level 1.5

  • Lakshmi Kesari
    Lakshmi Kesari 6 days ago

    i have watched every one of these level cook offs and i absolutely love how cute and happy every level 1 cook looks after they finish their dish just so "awwww"

  • Sharon
    Sharon 6 days ago

    the person who is on level one was on another video level 2! Maybe he is level one when it comes to carrot cake

    • Sharon
      Sharon 6 days ago

      oh nevermind! i just realized he actually was on level one!

  • Bea Sean
    Bea Sean 6 days ago +1

    Gosh, why is Daniel so friggin' hot😍 What's his name?🤣

  • Janessa Barker
    Janessa Barker 6 days ago +1

    The chefs should swap their dishes and see what the other chefs think

  • Slushiey
    Slushiey 6 days ago

    Y’all finna put some respect on my man Daniel’s name😤😤😤

  • Thommas
    Thommas 7 days ago

    Food expert taps board ... aight ima head out

  • sarah.
    sarah. 7 days ago

    meu deus bolo de cenoura norte americano eh uma aberração deus me livre

  • Tony Garcia
    Tony Garcia 7 days ago

    1:40 you said it wrong

  • alessia prodan
    alessia prodan 7 days ago +5

    level one: hi i’m franky and i’m a level one chef
    level two: hi i’m beth and in a level two chef
    level three: *hi i’m amanda and i’ve been a professional chef since before dinosaurs, i am the creator of pastry in a human body, my father invented pizza and my mother was einstein, my whole family tree is legendary*

  • Koketso Mabula
    Koketso Mabula 7 days ago +1

    Am I the only one who thinks that most of the level 3 chefs in this series complicate these recipes??Like why use 5 spice??

  • crIms0ngen
    crIms0ngen 8 days ago

    Star Anise? nope nope nope nope nope nope nope. Hate it.

  • Kaytie
    Kaytie 8 days ago

    Ok I’m no pro but I’ve never seen sprinkles on a carrot cake come on lvl 1 I love u just put walnuts on it’s easy

  • Ling Xiao
    Ling Xiao 8 days ago +1

    The food scientist is lizard look at her eyes!!

  • Gabriela Ramirez
    Gabriela Ramirez 9 days ago

    does anyone actually watch the food scientist part bc I literally move on to the next video when they’re done cooking

  • Shainah Moore
    Shainah Moore 9 days ago

    Def level 1 is the winner

  • thatcriticvideo
    thatcriticvideo 9 days ago

    Video sure seems sponsored by Pam....

  • Andrea Tovar
    Andrea Tovar 9 days ago

    I just can't with Daniel faceeee IT'S TOO HOT TO BE REAL

  • Leticia Ferreira
    Leticia Ferreira 9 days ago

    you must to try the brazilian's carrot cake, it is the best one

  • Thirdly Cat
    Thirdly Cat 9 days ago

    Do they ever try each other's version?

  • thefopsvids
    thefopsvids 9 days ago

    Level three's actually looked the best this time. Level 2 gets on my neeeerves though.