Carrot Cake

Carrot cake is a cake that contains carrots mixed into the batter. The carrot softens in the cooking process, and the cake usually has a soft, dense texture.

It is the lightest and most enticingly moist carrot cake you will ever come across -Do try it and enjoy!!

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Ingredients:

  1. Plain flour-11/2cup
  2. White +Brown Sugar-1 cup
  3. Eggs-3
  4. Nutmeg +cinnamon powder-1/2tsp each
  5. Vanilla essence-2tsp 
  6. Baking powder-1tsp
  7. Baking soda-1/4tsp
  8. Salt -1/2 tsp
  9. Grated Carrot -3
  10. Coconut shredded or powder-1/2cup
  11. Roasted Chopped walnuts and almonds.

Recipe for Cake:

  • In a bowl beat eggs and sugar until frothy with a hand blender.
  • Add in vanilla essence and nutmeg cinnamon powder
  • Now sieve all dry ingredients(flour,baking powder,bakingsoda and salt) and add to the cake batter 
  • Fold in all of the dry ingredients add a little hot milk to adjust the consistency
  • Now add grated carrots and coconut powder
  • Pour all the batter into a greased cake baking mould and bake @180C for 50 mins approx or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean
  • Take the cake out and let it cool completely on a rack for about 10-15 mins or so

Ingredients for Frosting:

  1. Creamcheese-1/2cup
  2. Unsalted butter-1/2cup
  3. Icing sugar-2 cup
  4. Vanilla essence -1-2tsp

Recipe for frosting:

  • Beat in unsalted butter and cream cheese in a bowl until nice fluffy and frothy
  • Now add in vanilla essence and keep adding sugar in batches while beating with a hand blender
  • When reaches stiff peaks put in refrigerator until cake is cooling down or just before using for any other purpose.

Carrot cake with frosting :

  • Divide the cake into two halves-upper and lower
  • Line lower with frosting and place the upper half and cover the cake completely with frosting 
  • Decorate it the way you want it using piping bag or cake decorating pens which is easily available on local grocery stores
  • Decorate with chopped roasted walnuts 
  • Chill a little and serve