A perfect tea time snack made with carrots…
This is one of the easiest and quick cake to prepare if all the ingredients are ready….
Its so soft and fluffy that you can’t just eat one piece…
Best way to feed kids with carrots because kids wont say no to cakes ,its one of their favourite bakery item…
Cake made more healthy using carrots…
Don’t worry If you don’t have a oven or microwave…. you can prepare this in pressure cooker without its gasket and whistle, what you have to do is pour a thick layer of salt inside the cooker then place a cooker plate inside and heat this for 5mins, now keep the baking mould filled with batter inside this and cook for 25-30 minutes….your cake will be ready in the sameway as in the oven..
•2 no eggs
•1cup sugar (or little less)
•1cup all purpose flour / Maida
•1tsp Baking powder
•1/4tsp cooking soda
•1tsp vanilla extract/essence
•A pinch salt
•3/4cup refined oil
•1cup grated carrot
•Spice powder(1 small piece cinnomon,2clove,a pinch nutmeg make powder or make powder along with sugar )
▪ filter all dry ingredients like maida, baking powder, cooking soda, salt yogether twice or thrice, this is called dry mixture.
▪Add sugar to mixer along with cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg and make fine powder.
▪Now in a bowl add eggs beat well till forthy
▪Add sugar to this again beat this to creamy this is called wet mixture
▪now add in dry mixture to wet mixture little by little mix this well
▪Add vanilla extract, oil beat well
▪Now add carrots mix once again well ..
▪ preheat oven at 185 degree on convection mode for 5 minutes(mine is IFB)
▪now grease 8″long baking mould (any type of baking mould can be used)
▪Pour the cake batter(fill 3/4 so that the batter can raise well), tap once so that air bubbles comesout…
▪Bake this for 40-45 minutes (time may varry from oven to oven)
▪check with a knife inserted, if nothing sticks then cake is ready..
▪cool this well then demould and cut into pieces
▪Carrot cake is ready
* Always check the cake in between 30 minutes…so that you get a idea for further baking has to be done or not
*baking timings may varry from oven to oven
*Here greasing the baking moulds means lightly spread butter/ghee/oil to the mould and sprinkle little maida all around the mould so that it becomes easy to demould.
*you can bake a cake in a cooker also, remove its gasket and whistle pour a thick layer of salt inside cooker instead of water place the cooker plate and close lid and heat this for 5min (preheat) on high flame…. now take a aluminium mould grease this as said above fill the cake batter 3/4 and tap this once and keep inside cooker close lid and continue cooking for 25-30 minutes….check once with a knife if nothing sticks to the knife then your carrot cake is ready or else continue cooking…