Carrot Sponge

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves:6
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - carrot, peeled and grated coarsely
  • 2.5 cups - flour
  • 2 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 tsp - baking soda
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 cup - Raisins
  • 1/4 cup - chopped Dates (optional)
  • 1.5 tbsp - Butter or Ghee
  • 1 cup - Sugar
  • 1/2 cup - soft Brown sugar
  • 1 cup - water
  • 1/2 cup - Orange juice or Lemon sherbet
  • 2-3 pinches grated Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp - Cinnamon powder
  • 2-3 pinches Cloves powdered

How to Make Carrot Sponge

  • Sift flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt together 2-3 times. Keep aside.
  • Heat water, sugar, brown sugar, raisins, dates, and fat in a large saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil, add spice powders, carrots, juice, and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, grease and prepare an 8 inch-9 inch loaf tin, keep aside.
  • Add sifted ingredients to contents of pan.
  • Mix with a wooden spoon till well blended.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 200 degree C for 8 minutes, and thereafter at 170 degree C for 35-40 minutes.
  • Bake till crust is a rich gold in colour.
  • Serve warm or cold with dollops of butter or marmalade.