Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Here is the recipe for a simple and tasty carrot cake. One of my friends shared this recipe with me and she tried it from here.

Ingredients

1. All purpose flour/maida – 2 cups

2. Granulated sugar – 1 1/4 cup
3. Vegetable oil – 1 cup

4. Eggs – 3 large 
5. Ground cinnamon powder – 1 tsp
6. Baking Soda – 1 tsp
7. Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
8. Grated carrots – 3 cups
9. Chopped walnuts – 1 cup

10. Salt – Around 1/2 tsp

Method

1. Beat sugar, oil and eggs in a bowl with an electric mixer on low speed until they are blended (about 1 minute). Add everything else apart from the carrots and nuts. Beat until blended for 1 minute on low speed.

2. Add the carrots and walnuts and stir them in. Pour into a 13 x 9 inch  pan or two 8 inch or a 9 inch round pan. Bake at 350 F for 40 – 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean . Allow it to cool down completely.

For the cream cheese frosting

Ingredients

1. Philadelphia cream cheese – 8 oz
2. Butter – 1/4 cup 
3. Milk – 3 – 4 tsp
4. Vanilla – 1 tsp
5. Icing sugar/confectioners sugar – 4 cups

Method

1. Beat the cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla until smooth on low speed.
2. Gradually add in the icing sugar 1 cup at a time and beat until smooth.

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3. Spread on the cooled cake. Store in a refrigerator.

Carrot cake

Carrot cake

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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