Sunday, 28 April 2013


This is a simple delicious cake perfect with a cup of tea or coffee. 

Recipe source-Vanitha magazine


1.      Carrot-3/4 cup
2.      Maida-1/2 cup
3.      Egg-1no
4.      Sugar-1/2 cup
5.      Baking powder-1/2 tsp
6.      Salt-a pinch
7.      Refined oil-1/4cup
8.      Vanilla essence-1/2tsp

Method of preparation

1.      Preheat the oven to 150degree.
2.      Prepare an 8” inch cake tin. For this, Line the bottom with a butter paper. Smear some oil or butter over the paper and along the sides of the tin. Sprinkle some flour over this. Invert the tin and tap the sides to remove the excess flour.
3.      Sieve flour, baking powder and salt together. Keep it aside.
4.      Beat egg till frothy. Add sugar in and beat again. Add oil, carrot and vanilla essence. Give a gentle stir. Now add the flour mixed with baking powder. Fold in gently using a spatula or a spoon.
5.      Pour this into the prepared cake tin. Bake for 25 minutes or till a toothpick  inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
6.      Transfer it into a cooling rack. Let it cool completely.
Cut and serve….

Notes:  Use any flavorless oil .Vanilla essence can be substituted with ½ tsp of cinnamon powder.


  1. carrot cake looks so soft and delicious

  2. Quick and easy cake!! Looks perfect, the color is heavenly and the texture is very inviting. Great shot!
    Love the grated carrot garnish on the top.

  3. Love carrot cake.. Looks delicious Rani :-)

  4. OMG! Drooling over here, may I have a piece of cake? So beautiful cake.......

  5. Carrot cake looks delicious Rani love it.

  6. Healthy one and ur cake looks so fluffy

  7. Wow! Cake looks so yummy and lovely! :)

  8. Super delicious lovely carrot cake... It is so soft and fluffy Rani...

  9. I love carrot cakes! Lovely soft and fluffy carrot cake! Awesome blog!

  10. Love carrot cakes! Your cake is perfect! Lovely blog! Happy to follow you.