Carrot Cake With Maple Butter Frosting



Carrot Cake With Maple Butter Frosting

Ingredients
  • 4 cups carrots ,grated
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup pecans or walnuts,finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins
For the frosting
  • 6 tbs unsalted butter,at room temperature
  • 3 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grate the carrots and set aside. Sift the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon powder into a bowl, set aside. With an electric mixer beat the eggs until blended. Add the vanilla, sugars and oil, beat to incorporate. Add the dry ingredients in three batches, folding in well after each addition, add the carrots, pecans and raisins and fold in thoroughly. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 40-45 minutes.

Maple Butter Frosting

Cream the butter with half the sugar until soft.Add the syrup, then beat in the
remaining sugar until blended. Spread the frosting over the top of the cake ,cut
into squares.
Recipe Courtesy : the Ultimate Dessert Cookbook






































38 Comments:

sowmya.s said...

lovely picture..

Sanghi said...

Wow.. yummy cake! Delicious photo..!;)

Palidor said...

Yum! Maple frosting is perfect with carrot cake.

Gulmohar said...

This is a must try for me..Love carrot cake.

Sangeetha Subhash said...

Wow!Adipoli da!! The cake is exquisite and delicate! It's nutritious too!

Renu said...

this is my favorite cake!!! very nicely done....plz collect your award from my blog!

Sushma Mallya said...

wonderful pic vrinda..loved it... so yummy...and wish u and ur family a very happy & a prosperous diwali...hope it brings lots of happiness & luck

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Iam drooling......

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Wonderful Cake with fantastic frosting!

Happy diwali to you and your family dear Vrinda, may this diwali light up your life with prosperity and lots of happiness!!!

Barbara Bakes said...

It's the perfect time of year for carrot cake. Yours looks delicious! I especially love how you frosted it!

Nostalgia said...

Awesome! Your photos are exquisite.

Happy cook said...

Beautiful and i just love love that delicous frosting.

Nithya said...

Yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm :) terribly tempting.

s said...

maple butter frosting..now that sounds wonderful!!

kitchen queen said...

delicious and nice picture.you can visit my blog and give ur comments

Shri said...

Looks divine!You are one cake expert I must say!

Padma said...

Nice picture Vrinda... looks yummm

Simply Life said...

This looks great - I love carrot cake!

Raje said...

Yummy carrot cake!

Malar Gandhi said...

Love carrot ckae so much, wow..man that luks awesome...

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

lovely pix... Awesome looking cake...

Nandini said...

Wow! Wonderful cake! Nice frosting too!

Tina said...

Pefect cake and superb clicks.....

Prathibha said...

That a super yummy looking cake dear..:)

Uma said...

tempting cake!! Yum!! A very happy Diwali to you and your family!!

Priya said...

Delicious and beautiful cake, love the frosting much..Tempting cake indeed..

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Wow..Mouthwatering cake..Sherikum oru piece thinnan thonnanu..Da..come and collect ur awards..

Sowmya said...

Very nice looking..am tired of praising ur cakes..U r the cake queen... If I ever try any cakes, I know which page to land..

Happy Diwali..

Priyanka Navis said...

wow looking awesomw and delicious

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Lovely cake. Wishes for a happy & prosperous Diwali to you and your family. Sowmya's comment is absolutely true.

Cinnamon-Girl Reeni♥ said...

How scrumptious this is. I absolutely love the maple frosting! Yum!

5 Star Foodie said...

The cake looks wonderfully delicious and I just love the sound of maple butter frosting!

my kitchen said...

Looks so Delicious.want to eat now

Homecooked said...

Cake looks moist and yummy! Happy DIwali to you!

Priya said...

Vrinda , delicious cake indeed.... also just wanted u to know I have now added you to my blog list on the main page of my blog....Keep up the good work!!

Sandhya Hariharan said...

Wow.. Wot a presentation....
THough I m not a fan of carrot cake.. yours luk tempting....

New here... You have such a lovely collection !! Will visit often..
Mean while ..do sneak a peek in my blog
http://www.sandhyas-kitchen.blogspot.com

rekhas kitchen said...

ohhh asusual perfectly baked cake and that frosting mmmmm I am drooling here.

Pari said...

Hi Vrinda! First time here and love your space. The cake has come out well and I like your bread toasts too. I have made a similar kind of cake with cream cheese frosting.Will love visiting you again.
Do drop by and check out my blog
http://cooking-goodfood.blogspot.com

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