Carrot and Walnut Cake

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Total Time:
60-75 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1.5 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar, ground
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 cups grated carrot
  • 3/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla essence

How to Make Carrot and Walnut Cake

  • Grease a 9-inch square or rectangular cake tin and dust liberally with flour.
  • Sift baking powder, cocoa, and baking soda with flour.
  • Add flour, butter and sugars and beat till well blended.
  • Fold in walnuts, carrot, and vanilla essence, and pour into a prepared tin.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees C for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce to 160 degrees C for another 25-30 minutes until done.
  • Check if done by inserting a skewer; it should come out clean.
  • Remove and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Invert and tap out gently.
  • Cool further and serve.