Recipe: Perfect Scrumptious carrot cakes
Scrumptious carrot cakes.
You can cook Scrumptious carrot cakes using 22 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Scrumptious carrot cakes
- You need 2 cups of all purpose flour.
- Prepare 2 teaspoon of baking soda.
- You need 1 teaspoon of salt.
- It's 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon.
- You need 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger.
- Prepare 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg.
- You need 1/4 teaspoon of ground cloves.
- You need 1/4 teaspoon of ground aniseed.
- Prepare 1/8 teaspoon of ground cardamom.
- Prepare 1 1/4 cup of sunflower oil.
- It's 1 cup of caster sugar.
- You need 1 cup of lightly packed brown sugar.
- Prepare 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
- Prepare 4 of eggs(@55gr).
- It's 3 1/2 cups of grated carrot (around 6 medium carrots).
- It's 1 cup of chopped nuts(i used pecan).
- You need 1/2 cup of raisin.
- It's of Frosting:.
- It's 125 gr of cream cheese(room temperature).
- You need 125 gr of butter (room temperature).
- It's 140 gr of icing sugar (don’t use icing mixture).
- Prepare Squeeze of lemon juice.
Scrumptious carrot cakes step by step
- Heat oven to 180C. Grease two 8 inches tins and line it with baking paper..
- Start with combining dry ingredients in a big bowl(it is fine for you to omit some of the spice or if you want to use all-spice, instead of using all those spices; 2 teaspoon will be just right). Shift together and set aside.
- In a different bowl Whisk oil, sugars(combined caster and brown sugar) and vanilla, whisk in egg one by one until its well blended. Scrape the side..
- Shift in dry ingredients in three parts(using shifter to prevent any lumps), using rubber spatula mix it gently until they disappear..
- Add carrots, pecan and raisin, mix well. Pour it to two prepared tins, bake until top of the cake is springy, and toothpick come out clean. It takes 35-40minutes to bake..
- Meanwhile, beat the cream cheese until light and soft, add icing sugar a bit at a time, add butter in parts, make sure it is well combine each time you add cubed butter..
- When the carrot cake done from the oven, leave it in the tin for around 10 minutes, transfer it on the cooling rack, decorate with frosting. Have a good baking!.