Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Carrot Pineapple Moist Cake

I baked this cake along with my friend L when she came over one day last week. Apparently she got this recipe from another friend of hers and it is a tested fine moist beautiful cake !!
This is my second baking post and sending this to the Bake Off event hosted by Bangalore Baker


Ingredients
  • 3 cups of all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • 3 eggs or equiv replacer
  • 1 and a quarter cups of oil
  • 2 tbsp of vanilla extract
  • 1 and half cups of grated carrot
  • 20 oz can of chopped pineapples drained(you can alternate with fresh ones)
  • 1 cup of chopped nuts(your choice of nuts)
  • 14x10 rectangular cake pan
Pre-cooking
  • Pre heat oven to 350 degree Farenheit.
Method
  • In a sieve,sift together all the dry ingredients highlighted in orange and keep aside.
  • In your mixing bowl add all the wet ingredients and blend in medium speed until it becomes a complete smooth batter.
  • Now slowly blending in one hand, add the sifted dry ingredients little by little until fully incorporated
  • Blend it in high speed for a few minutes.
  • Add the pineapples,carrot and nuts.
  • Mix slowly with a spatula.(Do not blend)
  • Grease the cake pan and pour the batter and smooth it evenly.
  • Baking time takes around one hour.


Serving suggestions
  • Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and pineapple slices.
  • Even add cherry to top it up.
Tips
  • You can use white sugar instead of brown sugar.
  • Adjust the cake pan according to the quantity if you are making less.



Also a reminder for the CoL-Leftover Delicacies event hosted in my blog till Apr 16th. The winning recipe, voted by you all , will feature in my blog as a dedication to the winner :)
Keep your entries coming!!!

1 comment:

Hey there,
Thanks for dropping by :-) !!
Cheers,
Gomathy

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