How to make Royal Carrot Cake -

Carrot cake with a hint of cinnamon and mace.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Carrot (गाजर), Refined Flour

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Royal Carrot Cake

Royal Carrot Cake Recipe Card


Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Royal Carrot Cake Recipe

  • Carrot grated 300 grams

  • Refined Flour

  • Eggs 4

  • Butter softened 300 grams

  • Refined flour (maida) 300 grams

  • Sugar 300 grams

  • Baking powder 2 teaspoons

  • Baking soda 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon

  • Mace powder a pinch

  • Salt a pinch

  • Almond powder 1 cup

  • Orange juice 1 cup

  • Walnuts crushed 1/2 cup

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC. Break eggs and separate yolks and whites and keep in 2 separate bowls. Cream together butter and sugar in a deep bowl till fluffy and light in colour. Add egg yolks and mix well. Sift together refined flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon powder and mace powder into another bowl.

Step 2

Beat egg whites with a little salt till stiff and stands in peaks. Add carrots to the butter-egg mixture and mix well. Add almond powder and mix. Add orange juice and mix. Add flour mixture and mix well. Add walnuts and poppy seeds and mix. Add egg whites and fold in gently.

Step 3

Pour the batter into a silicon mould and bake in the preheated oven for about 50 minutes. Remove the mould from the oven and let it stand for 1 hour. Slice and serve with tea.

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