Thursday, December 9, 2010

Eggless Carrot Cake




Ingredients:

All purpose Flour - 2 cups
Baking Powder - 1 tsp
Baking soda - 1 tsp
Cinnamon powder - 1 and 1/2 tsp
Nutmeg powder - 1/4 tsp
Sugar - 1 cup
Yogurt - 1 cup
Brown sugar - 1/2 cup
Vanilla - 1 tsp
Carrots - 2 cups (finely shredded)
Walnuts 1/2 cup (chopped)
Salted Butter - 1 stick (4oz) melted
Flax seed powder - 2 TBSP mixed with 6 TBSP of warm water (let it soak for 10 min)
For the frosting:
Cream cheese - 8oz at room temperature
Butter - 2oz at room temperature
Vanilla - 1 tsp
Powdered sugar - 1 cup
Whisk cream cheese, butter and vanilla until smooth.  Add powdered sugar and beat until smooth.

Method:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine All-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon powder and nutmeg powder in a  bowl and mix well.
In another large bowl, combine yogurt, brown sugar, sugar and vanilla.  Mix until sugar dissolves.
Add the flax seed mixture and mix well.  Now add the flour and mix thoroughly.
Add shredded carrots, walnuts and butter.  Mix well.
Take two 9 inch cake pans and butter the bottom.  Lightly coat the bottom with flour.
Divide the batter evenly into the 2 cake pans and smooth the top.
Bake it for 30 minutes.  


Once removed from the oven, let the cakes to cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes.
Flip the cakes on to a fax paper and allow them to cool completely.
Place the cake face down on a platter and frost only the top of the cake.


Place the second cake face down over the first cake and frost top and sides evenly.



Garnish with chopped walnuts.

Enjoy!!!

Recipe source: Show me the curry

18 comments:

  1. whoa !!! Looks mouth watering and what a beauty :)

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  2. Gorgeous Cake with beautiful frosting..

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  3. Bookmarked.! Love yr step by step presentation!

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  4. OMG...they look so tempting!!! Perfect for the eve...

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  5. I love carrot cake... looks absolutely tempting!

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  6. It looks yummy, its one of my favorite cakes.

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  7. Wow, very very delicious looking !!!


    US Masala

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  8. Flax seed paste addition sounds interesting ..Love carrot cake

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  9. Iam always on the look for eggless cakes..How did I miss u'r blog?Iam def gonna try this

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  11. Your eggless carrot cake looks gorgeous and moist.

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  13. Cake looks fantastic !
    Wish you and your family a very Happy New Year!

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