Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake | How to make Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake

By Bency Koshy  |  3rd Jul 2016  |  
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Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cakeby Bency Koshy
  • Prep Time

    40

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  • Cook Time

    25

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  • Serves

    15

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About Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake Recipe

The Classic rustic Carrot cake cannot get any simpler than this. This cake marries well all the spices and I have to mention I love the wholewheat version which is denser but still moist and tastes the best the next day after its baked. The carrot and spice speck all around in the cake just gives that extra lift this cake needs.

Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake by Bency Koshy will definitely help you in its preparation. The Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake can be prepared within 40 minutes. The time taken for cooking Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake is 25 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 15 people. The recipe details out how to make Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake step by step. The detailed explanation makes Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake from BetterButter.

Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake

Ingredients to make Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake

  • Whole wheat flour - 3 cups ( 384gms)
  • Soft packed brown sugar - 300gms
  • Baking powder - 4 teaspoons
  • Cinnamon powder - 2 teaspoon
  • Dry ginger powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cloves powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Olive oil - 2/3 cup ( 160ml )
  • Whole milk - 2/3 cup ( 160ml )
  • Fresh Rosemary - 1 teaspoon finely chopped ( can use dry as well )
  • Nutmeg - 2 pinches
  • Salt - 1 teaspoon
  • Eggs - 2
  • Vanilla extract - 2 teaspoon
  • Sour cream - 1 cup
  • Shredded carrots - 3 cups
  • Zest from one lemon
  • Chopped roasted nuts - 1/2 cup ( Walnuts or Almonds )
  • Frosting Soft cream cheese - 225 grams
  • Soft unsalted butter - 113 grams
  • Toasted desiccated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Whipping cream - 1/2 cup
  • Icing sugar - 230gms
  • Vanilla extract - 1 teaspoon

How to make Spiced Whole wheat Carrot Rosemary Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 190 degree Celsius. Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, spice powders and keep aside. Combine and whisk the sugar, eggs, milk, olive oil, vanilla, sour cream and lemon zest till incorporated.
  2. Add the dry to the wet ingredients and fold in. Finally add the shredded carrots and nuts and fold in well.
  3. Divide the batter into four equal parts and pour into four baking paper lined cake tins. Pat the tins on a flat surface several times till all air bubbles disappear.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes or till skewer comes out clean. Leave the cakes to cool completely before tapping them out.
  5. Preparing the frosting Combine the cream cheese, vanilla extract and butter till well combined. Add the icing sugar slowly and whisking simultaneously.
  6. Finally add the cream and whip till all comes together. Frost the cake one by one and stacking it one on top of the other and leave it in the fridge for an hour.
  7. Take the cake out of the fridge half hour before serving. Garnish with your favourite fruits or herbs.
  8. You cannot go wrong with this recipe. If Sour cream is not available you can substitute with same quantity plain yoghurt drained of water.
  9. Its the kind of cake which gets better and better by taste each day. A favourite with my family especially my daughter who just loves the lip smacking coconut cheese frosting.

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