Carrot Cake Recipe/soft & moist -- Cooking A Dream


 You like carrot or not you will like this carrot cake.It's soft and moist, you don't really taste carrot in it.Orange flavour goes very well with it, this is how I like my carrot cake but you can use vanilla, cinnamon, almond if you like.


Ingredients:
250g all purpose flour (1 3/4cups-pressed)
350g finely grated carrot(2 cups -pressed)
200g sugar(1 cup)
4 eggs
11/2 tsp baking powder
1tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
180ml oil(3/4 cup)
1tbsp orange juice (you can use 1-2tsp vanilla, cinnamon, almond extract instead)
3tbsp orange zest
2tbsp raisin

pan size: 20cm x 6cm (8" x 2")
baking time: 170°C(340°F)  for 90mins(10mins more or less)

Method:
  1. coarsely grate carrot in a food possessor 
  2. sift flour baking powder and baking soda together
  3. in a big bowl beat egg sugar salt orange juice and zest until pale
  4. add oil slowly and beat
  5. gently fold in flour add 
  6. mix carrot
  7. pour the batter in a parchment paper lined baking pan
  8. sprinkle raisin on top then bake


Notes:
1.Do not over mix the batter
2.keep an eye during baking. if you see the top is burning, place an aluminium foil on top as soon as you get a nice brown colour.
3. baking time could be more or less 10- 15 mins. insert a toothpick in the middle of the cake to check. if it comes out clean it's done. If batter sticks on it bake few more minutes.
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Comments

  1. Wat happens if u over mix the batter

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    1. When you overmix, the gluten in the flour releases too fast and the cake may become dense.

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  2. It turned out amazing... used less oil, was superb. Will be baking again for my friends and family... Thank you !!

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  3. Can this done in a microwave (convection mode)? If so what should be the temperature and baking time for half the ingredients. Also is the orange juice used only for flavour or it has some other impact on the baking process.

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  4. Very impressive video you have posted on cake recipe. You can find out many cake decorating shop which have delicious cake in affordable price.

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  6. may i use walnut instead of raisin?. how much need to?

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