Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Cake is a delicious cake recipe, that can be easily made at home. You just need to arrange some fresh carrots, coconut and chopped nuts of your choice.Carrot Cake

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 30 minutes
Servings: 10-12


  • 4 cups fresh carrots (peeled and grated)
  • 1-1/2 cups all -purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 -1/2 tsp mixed spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger)
  • 1 -1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (cashew nuts, almonds and walnuts)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 3 tsp of orange essence / juice
  • A pinch of salt

How to make Carrot Cake:

  1. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F.
  2. Sift the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a big bowl.
  3. Melt the butter in a pan and add grated carrots, chopped nuts, coconut, raisins and orange juice.
  4. Stir nicely and pour it over the flour mixture.
  5. Prepare a loaf tin by greasing the base and the sides.
  6. Pour the prepared cake mixture into the tin and bake the cake for about 30 minutes in preheated oven.
  7. Insert a toothpick in the center of the cake and if it comes out clean, that means your cake is ready.
  8. Remove form the oven and allow the cake to cool at a wire rack.
  9. Cut into desired shape and slices to serve yummy.


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