This is a simple carrot cake which is made from scratch which means that all the ingredients used to prepare this cake are cheap and easily available. Infact they are readily available in every homes kitchen.
This cake is a very delicious and moist homemade cake which is easy to prepare and its preparation time is very little.
This cake can be used on special or sacred occasions like on birthdays,anniversaries weddings or other celebrations.
This cake got approval from the excellent bakers.
Techniques , Tips And Suggestions To Make Carrot Cake
Do not omit baking soda with baking powder they both are used in the preparation of this cake.
Dont use brown sugar in place of granulated sugar
Make sure that your oven is working properly so that it bakes the cake evenly at proper temperature.
If you want to make a double cake the recipe can be easily doubled.
Dont use small eggs to have best result use large eggs.
If you add 1 teaspoon of orange extract it will add an incredible fruity flavor to this cake.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Total time: 50 minutes
Ingredients And Their Quantities To Make Carrot Cake
Olive oil 3/4 cup
Eggs 2 large
Vanilla extract 1 teaspoon.
Granulated sugar 1 cup
All purpose flour 1.5 cups
1 tsp baking powder
Baking soda 1 tsp
Cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon
Nutmeg powder 1/4 teaspoon
Ginger powder 1/4 teaspoon
Carrots shredded 1.5 cups
Walnuts finely chopped 1/4 cups, coated in flour to prevent sinking
Cream cheese frosting 2 cups
Add eggs, vanilla extract ,sugar, oil in a large mixing bowl and mix until smooth.
Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon,ginger and nutmeg in a separate bowl.
Dump this dry mixture into wet mixture along with the carrots and mix until they are combined.
Fold it in walnuts.
In a greased/ floured round cake pan pour batter.Cake pan dimensions are (9×2)
Bake it at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes until an inserted toothpick in the center of the cake comes out clean.
Allow the cake to completely cool down.Then ice it in cream cheese frosting.
Decorate it using round tip and star tip.
Sprinkle walnuts around the bottom of the cake.
Leftovers can be stored in a container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Nutrition This Cake Contains
Amount per serving
Calories 632 calories from fat 252
% Daily value
Total Fat 28g43%Saturated Fat 4g20%Cholesterol 36mg12%Sodium 314mg13%Potassium 200mg 6%Total Carbohydrates 92g 31%Dietary Fiber 1g 4%Sugars 71gProtein 4g 8%Vitamin A 72.3%Vitamin C 1.5%Calcium 4.8%Iron 8.3%* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.