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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Carrot Fruits 'n' Nuts Cake

Posting on behalf of a non-blogger to link up with my ongoing event 'Sweet Celebration' :)


RECIPE NAME: Carrot Fruits 'n' Nuts Cake


1. cup*   All purpose flour
1 cup Whole wheat flour (atta)  
2 cup sugar 
2 tsp  baking powder 
2 tsp Vanilla essence
2 tsp ground spice(cinnamon,clove,nutmeg,cardamom) 
1/2 tsp salt 
4 eggs 
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil 
2 cups grated carrots 
1 1/2 cups chopped nuts(cashew nut,almonds)
1 cup dried fruits

* 1 cup=16 Tbsp


- Preheat the oven to 180 C . Lightly grease and flour a  cake pan.
- In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients flours, salt, spices and Baking powder.
- In a large mixing bowl beat together eggs and sugar till fluffy .
- Add in vanilla essence and mix .
- Next add in  oil .
- Slowly add dry ingredients and blend together well with out lumps.
- Add carrots, fruits and nuts.
- Pour into cake pan and bake for 35-45 minutes. Check after the first 35 minutes, to see if a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. If not, continue to cook, checking every 5 minutes.
- Remove cake from oven when done and cool.

Linking this recipe to Shruti’s ‘Sweet Celebration’ Event :)


  1. Beautiful and delicious cake, carrot cake is my favorite.

  2. that is a goody as christmas is only months this cake to be gifted

  3. carrot cake is my fav n this looks so lovely..

  4. delicious and beautiful cake, healthy indeed :-)

  5. Carrot cake with fruit and nut combination sounds exciting! Never tried both together :-)


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