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Carrot Cake (with Cream Cheese Frosting)

Carrot Cake with cream cheese frosting eggless and quite an easy yet delicious cake recipe for beginners. Carrot Cake Recipe with step by step pictures and video. 
Servings6
AuthorSharmilee J

Ingredients

Dry mix:

  • 1 cup maida
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon powder optional

Wet mix :

Others:

  • 1/2 cup carrot
  • 1/4 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese frosting

Instructions

  • Preheat oven at 180 deg C for 10 mins.To a small mixing bowl - add maida, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon powder.
  • Mix it well using a whisk for even mixing. Set aside. Alternatively you can sieve it too.
  • To another mixing bowl add oil and sugar.
  • Whisk well for a minute.
  • Then add milk and vanilla essence.
  • Now add flour mixture little by little.
  • Whisk well until no lumps are formed.
  • Add remaining flour mixture. Do not overmix.
  • Mix it well until no lumps are formed then add grated carrots.
  • Fold in gently. Cake batter ready.
  • To a cake tin add a butter paper. Grease with oil, sprinkle flour, tap to remove excess.
  • Now add the batter level it.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 180 deg C for 25- 30 mins. Cake is done, cool down completely.
  • We need around 1/2 cup cream cheese frosting for this cake.
  • Flip over the tin to demould. Remove butter paper.
  • Spread cream cheese frosting, sprinkle walnuts on top.
  • Cut into squares and serve!
  • Enjoy!

Video

Notes

  • I love slightly chunky carrot shreds so used the large holed grater. You can use the fine variety too.
  • You can make this cake as a snack cake without frosting too.
  • If you are using granulated sugar reduce a little bit may be a 1 tbsp.
  • Cinnamon powder is optional, you can skip it too.
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