Thursday 17 September 2009

Carrot cake

Carrot cake-A simple and easy cake made from carrots.Quick, simple and delicious with a cup of tea.

1 small bowl self raising flour
1 small bowl sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups grated carrot
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 small bowl cooking oil
1/2 small bowl water


1. Pre heat the oven to 350F
2.Grease a cake tin 9x13 inches and keep aside
3. In a bowl sieve the flour and baking powder
4. Add the cinnamon and salt and sugar
5. Add the carrots and mix throughly
6. In a separate bowl add the oil, water ,eggs and vanilla and mix.
7. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and fold gently.Do not over mix.
8. Pour mixture into greased baking tin and bake for 45 minutes.
9. Leave to cool .
10.Once cooled you can add orange icing or just dust with icing sugar.

Cut into slices and serve with tea.


  1. I will try making dish...
    It sounds interesting :)

  2. yummmmmmm
    looks great wanna try it

  3. i tried making cakes but it doesnt come of right :(

    i luv gajjar ka halwa, would be happy if u post the recipe for this :-P

  4. @ dan do try this recipe its easy and simple and I am sure you can make it work.

  5. @ dan Its already been posted
    here is the recipe.

  6. i just doubled the recipe. preheated oven at 700*

  7. @ ujwal if you double the ingredients you dont double the heat setting too!!!lolz

  8. Hi.....this is to ur blog..

    Delicious......the most useful blog I could ever think for me.You just made my whole wing to become ur blogs followers....thx a lot...

    They say "Anna dhaatha sukhibhava" but now I would say "Recipe dhaatha sukhibhava" :P

  9. I really wanna try this.
    cant these be made without eggs?

  10. @ manjari
    You can make this with out egg by adding 1/2 cup milk instead of the eggs.

  11. Never tried carrot cake. It looks nice though! But something puts me off about the idea of carrot in a cake...!

  12. Never made my own but I will try!

  13. Carrot cake is my hubby's favourite cake, must give this one a go.


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