Carrot Atta Cake

This is a very nice cake. Believe me, the atta doesn’t effect the taste or texture of this cake.

Ingredients:-

  1. Chapathi flour – 1.25 c
  2. Baking powder – 1 tsp
  3. Baking soda – 1/2 tsp
  4. Salt – a pinch
  5. Cinnamon powder – 1/4 tsp
  6. Sugar, to caramelise – 1/4 c
  7. Butter ( at room temp.) – 150g
  8. Caster sugar – 1 c
  9. Eggs – 2, large
  10. Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
  11. Lime juice – 1 tbsp
  12. Grated carrot – 1.25 c

Method:-

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. Sift together the chapathi flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon powder and salt.
  3. Prepare a thick caramel syrup from 1/4 c of sugar.
  4. Beat the butter for 3 minutes with a hand mixer till creamy. Add the caster sugar in 3 additions and beat well after each addition. Beat well for a good 10 minutes.
  5. Beat in 2 eggs ,one by one and the vanilla essence.
  6. Stir in the cooled caramel syrup and lime juice.
  7. Fold in the sifted flour mixture and the grated carrots.
  8. Pour batter into a prepared 2 lb loaf tin.
  9. Bake at 180C for 55 minutes and 160C for 20 minutes.
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