Carrot cake is something that is preferred by most around the world. When we talk about health, we can definitely opt for carrot cakes. They are taste-bud friendly as well as healthy at the very same time.
So, if you want to bake a carrot cake all by yourself then this recipe will be a perfect fit for you. The specialty of this recipe is the easily available ingredients and no fancy baking tools. All you will get easy, plus no extra loaded efforts. However, if you wish you can have a little add ons in the recipe like adding walnuts, cashews or raisins. Let’s start without wasting much time.
Whole Wheat Carrot Cake
This carrot cake is made with whole wheat flour which makes it healthy and is a quick breakfast option. For kids and adults too, this cake is your rescue to a loaded fat food.
First of all, let’s have a look at all the necessary ingredients needed to make a healthy whole wheat carrot cake.
- Whole wheat flour
- Baking soda
- Baking powder
- White vinegar
- Cinnamon powder
- Ginger powder and nutmeg
Things to remember:
- You can add ginger powder and nutmeg if you want to, they are not mandatory. However, all the traditional cakes include both of these items.
- For better taste and ease in cooking, you should use powdered sugar. In case you don’t have at home, you can easily make it yourself. For making powdered sugar, take the sugar you have and put it in a blender jar and beat it until it becomes a powder. Use it for purpose.
Let’s come to the procedure and steps to prepare the carrot cake.
Step 1: Add milk and white vinegar in a bowl and mix properly. Leave the mixture for five to ten minutes. Probably the milk gets curdled, if not heat the milk for two to three minutes and then add the white vinegar, it will be curdled.
Step 2: Keep the mixture aside for now. Take another bowl, add oil and sugar and mix them well with hand or a blade anything you find suitable.
Step 3: Now the milk and white vinegar mixture you made, take it and mix it wisely with the sugar and oil mixture.
Step 4: Add vanilla essence in the final mixture.
Step 5: In another bowl, put a sieve and add whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon powder, ginger powder, and nutmeg powder.
Step 6: Now add chopped walnuts, chopped almonds and other add ons into the dry ingredients and mix well using a spatula. Do it in a way that the add ons get coated properly with the flour and don’t sink at the bottom of the cake while you bake it.
Step 7: The next step is to mix the dry ingredients with the wet ones, then add milk and mix them well. After that, add grated carrots and mix them nicely. You have your cake batter ready. Preparing the cake batter nicely is the most important step to make an amazing cake.
Step 8: Now, the final step is to add the cake batter into the cake tin. Bake it at 180o C/ 250o C for thirty to forty minutes and keep checking for its smoothness.
Your tasty healthy whole wheat carrot cake is ready.
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