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Carrot And Orange Walnut Cake

4 from 4 votes

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Carrot And Orange Walnut Cake
I always like to indulge in healthy desserts being a sweet tooth person.
Carrot, Orange walnut cake is one such recipe where it is baked using whole wheat flour, carrot and fresh orange juice and frosted using Orange cheese cream frosting.
Treat your taste buds with a serving of this healthy slice.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsDesserts, Snacks
CuisineBakery
Recipe Taste Sweet
Servings 6
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Ingredients
  

Cake

  • ¾ cup cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ tsp tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch dry ginger optional
  • ¼ cup oil +2 tbsp more
  • ½ cup cane sugar +1 or 2 tbsp more
  • ¼ cup curd +2 tbsp more
  • 1 tbsp orange juice fresh
  • 1 cup carrot finely grated
  • 3 tbsp walnuts finely chopped
  • Whole walnuts for decorating

Orange cheese cream frosting

  • 28 gm cream cheese
  • 100 gm icing sugar
  • 1 tsp orange rind grated
  • ½ tbsp orange juice fresh
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Instructions
 

For Cake

  • Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and dry ginger together 3 times
  • Dissolve sugar in curd
  • Add oil and mix well
  • Add the sifted flour mixture and mix until smooth
  • Stir in the grated carrot, orange juice and chopped walnuts
  • Pour the cake batter into a well greased baking pan and bake @ 180 for 45 - 50 mins in a preheated oven (preheat @ 180)
  • Allow the cake to cool before frosting

For Orange cheese cream frosting

  • Place all the ingredients in a bowl and beat until smooth and fluffy by adding orange juice as required

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4 from 4 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 332 kcal | Carbohydrates: 48 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 15 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7 g | Trans Fat: 0.04 g | Cholesterol: 5 mg | Sodium: 181 mg | Potassium: 161 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 35 g | Vitamin A: 3639 IU | Vitamin C: 4 mg | Calcium: 65 mg | Iron: 1 mg
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Rajeswari Annamalai
Rajeswari Annamalai

Software professional turned into home maker and baker :)

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