Sunday, October 23, 2011

Wabbit wants a carrot cake!!!

What's up doc? :)
I have been craving for a carrot cake the whole week.So I did a bit of research on my favourite cooking website, , and found the best carrot cake recipe ever.The cake turned out great and the taste is simply divine.Oh talking about it now makes me drool...

So what are you waiting for? Go pluck some carrots and get started!!!

Carrot Cake with creamy cheese frosting...

The ingredients needed for the carrot cake:

4 eggs

 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
(better if you use 3/4 cup vegetable oil and 1/2 cup applesauce)

2 cup caster sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla essence

2 cups of all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

3 cups grated carrots

1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

The ingredients needed for the cheese frosting :

1/2 cup (125g) of softened butter

1 tub (250g) of softened cream cheese

3 1/2 cups of icing sugar..I think 3 1/2 cups is sweet enough but if you like it very sweet you can put 4 cups.

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

(Optional) 1 cup of chopped walnut/pecan. It gives a nutty taste to the icing.Yummy!

Steps needed to make the masterpiece...

Carrot Cake

  • Beat together eggs, oil, white sugar and vanilla essence until it is well mixed and fluffy.
  • Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.

  • Stir in grated carrots.
     Make sure you only take the grated carrots and not the carrot juice.
    • Fold in chopped walnuts/pecans
    •  Pour the mixture into prepared baking pan.The recipe is for making a layered carrot cake.I just did one layer so i got two cakes instead.

    •  Bake in a preheated oven (175 degrees C) for about 40 minutes, or you can check using a toothpick to see if the center of the cake is fully baked.
    •  Let the cake cool for about 10 minutes before turning it out onto a rack for it to cool completely
    Cheese Frosting
    • Mix butter, cream cheese, icing sugar and the vanilla.Beat everything until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

    • Stir in chopped walnuts/pecans if you like.

    • Frost the cooled cake.Time to decorate you cake according to your preference.
     I seriously need to improve my skill on decorating a cake.
    Nampak sangat homemade...:p

    Wabbit is happy...Wabbit wanna eat more carrot cake..
    Om nom nom nom!!!

     Tschüss und mach's gut!!!


    syAzAnA said...

    aaa. sedapnyaaa.

    balik sini, please buatkan stu tuk syazz. pleaseee. :(

    FaiZaH Fyn said...

    12.12am..terima kasih kerana buat sy lapar haha

    cikshahida said...

    aaa nak carrot cake tu, lapaa

    Nabil Aizat Abdul Rahman said...

    to syazana:
    Hee...dah ada recipe tu..kena la try buat..nanti kempunan...

    to faizah:
    Opps...didnt mean to do that...

    nadegatta said...

    nice!it reminds me of my makcik's carrot cake which is..sedap hingga menjilat pinggan.
    btw nabil,just wondering.mcm mana u boleh cari masa utk buat cookies, cakes bagai?me,nak cari masa study pn terkial-kial.haha

    Che Kay said...

    gilest rajin en nabil ni~

    Nabil Aizat Abdul Rahman said...

    to nadegatta:
    haha..if u have a passion for something, you'll try ur best to find a time for it kan.. :)

    to che kay:
    Bila kempunan terus gigih..hehe

    Ijah EmoTemo said...

    Ayyoooo nabil!!! Terliur terus tgk T__T ahahaha.

    sully86 said...

    nabil: after reading this...i had a dream last night.... a lot of white cotton tail rabbits were giving me a chase in the forest....seriously weird dude.....seriously....

    meknie said... memang terbaik! me also dh try carrot cake from that site and the result is wooott...wooott!! ^^,

    Ms Bery said...

    can i want for a slice. .Huhuhu.. =D

    Nabil Aizat Abdul Rahman said...

    to ijah:
    Hee..kena buat la baru hilang terliur tu..

    to sully:
    Haha..seriously?rabbits cute pe.why were they chasing u?

    to meknie:
    Yeah i love that website a lot..

    to ms Bery:

    Paklung Tony said...

    Oh dear.... I so need to go for a visit to taste a piece of cake ^_^

    SyedGraphiX said...

    cambest. nk skit boleh? XD

    eLiza nABILah said...

    wow..pineapple in carrot cake?? tak pernah wat lagi.. carrot cake yang bese2 pun ase xbpe rajin nk wat..hehhehe...but seriously salute la! guys who bakes and cooks are awesome!!!

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    sully86 said...

    nabil: well guess what that were chasing after....that thought i was that particular orange vegetable.....

    DanieL AdiE said...

    Aduhai..susah nye..
    kene ade Nabil sebelah baru leh buat..

    Nabil Aizat Abdul Rahman said...

    to tony: should..lemme now early so i can bake in advance...

    to syed:
    mmg best...kena try buat la baru best..

    to eliza:
    it's a good combination..seriously nice..thanx for the compliment..

    Nabil Aizat Abdul Rahman said...

    to anonymous:
    thanx for the lovely comment...

    to sully:
    haha..that's cute..having rabbits run after you...

    to daniel:
    eh x susah la..preparation je makan masa...nak buat tu kejap je..

    RazFiRa said...

    woww..nampak sedap giler..pandai r nabil masak.. :P

    Nabil Aizat Abdul Rahman said...

    to razfira:
    Thanx...baru nak experiment try new recipes.. :)

    Nazrul Ashraff & Syaza Athirah said...

    okay. tetiba tekak kering. haha. babai!

    silence musica said...

    sibuk sekejap. omgg! buat carrot cakeeeeeeeee!! bestnya

    Nabil Aizat Abdul Rahman said...

    to Nazrul Ashraff & Syaza Athirah :
    Haha..x terliur ke?

    to silence musica:
    Best sangat...x sabar nak buat lagi...rindu dah..

    Chenal said...

    kalo ramai kawan bleh masak cam nie... slalu la aku makan free!

    FatenNurFarhanah said...

    Tried the recipe. Made for my mother's birthday. Something to die for! Thank you for sharing!

    Nabil Aizat Abdul Rahman said...

    to chenal:
    Haha..melampau ar makan free je..kaw masak main dish..pastu orang lain buat dessert..baru fair kan.. :p

    to Faten:
    I'm happy you tried the problem..sharing is caring kan..

    Chenal said...

    ermm..kawan x reti masakkk! kang hancuss dapur korangg!