Simple Carrot Cake


This is a very simple and easy carrot cake. Extremely soft and spongy.
This is for people who don’t prefer nuts and other additions in their carrot cake!

Simple Carrot Cake

1 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup oil
¾ cup grated carrots
3 eggs
2 tsp vanilla essence
2 pinch nutmeg powder
1 pinch salt

Preheat oven to 160 degree Celsius. Grease a baking tray.
Whisk flour, baking powder, nutmeg powder and salt in a bowl and keep aside.
In another bowl, whisk eggs and sugar until frothy. Add oil little by little beating all the time until all is mixed.
Add vanilla essence and mix.
Add flour in two additions and mix.
Add carrots and mix well.
Pour batter into the greased baking tray and bake for approx. 30-35 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
Cool the cake in the pan and transfer to a serving plate.
Serve as is or sprinkle with icing sugar. Slice and serve.


Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake
Recipe source: Leelabean

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 tsp cinnamon powder
½ tsp nutmeg grated
½ tsp ground dry ginger
¼ tsp cardamom powder
¼ tsp cloves powder
1 ¼ cups oil (canola or sunflower)
2 tsp vanilla essence
4 large eggs
3 cups grated carrots (grate or use chopper)
¾ cup chopped walnuts
½ cup raisins

No electric beaters required- 2 bowls and a whisk.
Whisk flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, and cardamom powders in a bowl.
In a larger bowl, whisk white sugar, brown sugar, oil, and vanilla until mixed well.
Add eggs, one at a time and whisk well.
Add half of the flour mixture and whisk to combine.
Add the carrots and mix.
Add rest of the flour and nuts and mix well.
Pour into desired baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake in a preheated oven at 160 degree Celsius for 35-40 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
Let the cake rest in the pan for 5 mins. Invert and let it cool on a wire rack.

Perfect birthday layer cake!!

Carrot cake