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Eggless Carrot Cake

Egg-less Soft moist and delicious Carrot cake
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Desserts/Sweets/Mithai, Festive Recipe
Cuisine: International Cuisine

Ingredients

  • 2 cup Refined Flour / Maida
  • 1.5 cup Carrot / Gajar grated
  • 1.25 cup Sugar / Chini
  • 1.5 cup Yogurt / Dahi
  • 1/2 cup sunflower oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1/3 tsp Cinnamon /daalchini
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/3 tsp Baking Soda
  • pinch Salt / Namak
  • 3 tbsp Walnuts / Akhrot chopped
  • 1/4 cup Whole Milk / Doodh

For Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 115 gms Cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1 cup Icing sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence or any fruit essence

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven at 180 degree C for 10 minutes.
  • Sieve together refined flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon powder.
  • In another bowl add oil, yogurt, powdered sugar and 2 tbsp of milk and mix well till the sugar dissolves completely.
  • Now add vanilla essence and grated carrots and mix it.
  • Keep adding little refined flour mixture at a time and keep mixing till all the flour incorporate in the mixture .
  • You can add little milk if needed.the batter should not be too thick.
  • Now add chopped walnuts and mix gently.
  • Pour the batter in a greased cake tin and tap gently to level it and to remove the air bubbles.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes.
  • Check by inserting a tooth oick in the center ,if it came out clean then its done ,else cook further for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and rest atleast for 10 minutes.
  • Now unmould and let it cool down completely on the wire rack .

Frosting

  • In a bowl add cream cheese and butter (both should be soft and on room temperature )
  • Beat with a whisk to make it soft and smooth.
  • Add sugar and whisk again till it become fluffy and smooth.
  • Add vanilla essence (you can also add lemon essence ) and mix it well.
  • when your cake cool down comopletely then apply frosting over it ,else it melt and become runny after some time. so do rememember to let it cool down or better if you apply frosting next day.
  • Apply frosting on top and then fill the left over frosting in a piping bag and using a star nozzle make florets on the sides and one in a middle.
  • Crush some walnuts finely and sprinkle in the middle empty space.
  • Put a cherry in the middle floret to garnish.
  • Slice and enjoy your carrot cake !