Recipe: Perfect Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake. Carrot Cake with Pineapple Frosting "Delicious! Everyone raved over dessert tonight—this cake is a definite keeper!" - Christina. Carrot Cupcakes & White Chocolate Icing "Cupcakes are FULL of flavor.

One important thing when measuring out your dry ingredients is to make sure to spoon and level your flour. You want to avoid packing the flour into the measuring cup, otherwise, you'll end up with too much in your recipe. In a mixing bowl, mix sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs. You can have Carrot Cake using 12 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Carrot Cake

  1. It's 4 of eggs.
  2. It's 1 1/4 cup of oil.
  3. Prepare 2 cup of sugar.
  4. It's 2 tsp of vanilla.
  5. Prepare 1 cup of flour.
  6. It's 1 cup of whole wheat flour.
  7. You need 2 tsp of baking soda.
  8. It's 2 tsp of baking powder.
  9. Prepare 1/2 tsp of salt.
  10. Prepare 1 tbsp of cinnamon.
  11. You need 1 tsp of ginger.
  12. You need 4 cup of carrots.

In another bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. I like using all-purpose flour, but you can substitute some of the all-purpose flour for whole wheat or white whole wheat flour. For a gluten-free carrot cake, swap the flour for your favorite gluten-free flour blend. Baking soda helps the cake to rise.

Carrot Cake instructions

  1. preheat oven to 350C.
  2. grease and flour pan.
  3. beat together eggs, oil, sugar and vanilla.
  4. add remaining ingredients, except carrots.
  5. stir in carrots.
  6. bake for 40-50 minutes.

Salt, cinnamon, and vanilla extract make the cake taste amazing. Oil keeps the cake nice and moist — any neutral flavored oil will work. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Add the eggs, oil, carrots and vanilla; beat until combined. While some recipe historians trace the roots of carrot cake back to medieval times, we disagree.