Carrot Cake

During summers, we have an abundance of carrots and I try to think of all the ways in which we can consume them. Carrot cake being one of our favorite Tea cakes :) .Easy to make and tasty to eat . This recipe makes a soft, moist and yummilicious cake. Enjoy ! :) ~ Kamakshi

Prep Time : 15 Mins                                   Cook time : 40 mins

Serves : 6

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups grated Carrot
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 2 Cups All purpose Flour ( Maida)
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

METHOD

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 170 Degree C. Grease and flour the baking tins.
  2. Combine the grated carrots, raisins and sugar in a bowl and keep it aside for 10 mins. The sugar softens the carrots.
  3. Beat the eggs, oil and vanilla in a bowl. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon powder
  4. Add the flour mix to the beaten eggs mix and combine well with a spatula. Add the milk,sugar and carrot mixture and the chopped walnuts. Mix well.
  5. Pour the mix into prepared baking tins. Bake for 40 minutes.
  6. Test with a skewer in centre -if it comes out clean then it is cooked, otherwise bake for a further 5 minutes
  7. Once ready, allow to cool for 5 mins. Turn out on a wire rack and let it cool .
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