CARROT CAKE

Doesn’t this sound like a healthy and delicious recipe?? Definitely a good substitute for carrot halwa.

Ingredients:-
1. Maida – 1 ½ cup
2. Baking powder- 1 tsp
3. Baking soda- 1 tsp
4. Cinnamon – pinch
5. Carrots grated – 1 cup
6. Milk ½ cup
7. Oil – ¼ cup
8. Powdered sugar – ¾ cup
9. Vanilla essence – 1tsp
10. Walnuts – tsp
11. Raisins – 1 tsp
12. Cashewnuts – 1 tsp

METHOD
FIRSTLY, Take the dry ingredients i.e. maida, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, sieve them through a siever twice and keep aside. Then in another vessel , take the oil, sugar, vanilla  essence, milk, grated carrots and whisk well. Then put the dry ingredients into it and mix well, removing all the lumps. The batter should be dropping consistency. Then add few of the nuts into the batter.
Next take a baking tin , grease it and pour the batter into it. Tap the tin to remove air bubbles. Put the remaining nuts on top as a garnishing. Then put the tin in a pre-heated oven to bake at 180* for 30 minutes. Then remove the cake to cool completely before unmoulding it. The cake is ready to serve.

NUTRITION VALUE:
Total fat – 10 g per piece of 100 gms; cholesterol – 0 mg; sodium – 567 mg; potassium- 169 mg; total carbohydrate- 79 g ; protein 5 g, vitamin A -38%, CALCIUM- 17%IRON – 9%. VITAMIN C- 2%, B 6- 5 %, MAGNESIUM- 2%.

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