Monday, 19 March 2012

Carrot Cake

Yeeaaayy..carrot cake..!! like it..!! 

well it's not my first time make this cake, i make this cake about more than 3 times and already try 2 recipes.. but i'll tell you that this recipe is my favourite.. easy and not too oily as other recipe i got..

i made this cake when some of my friends and their family came to my house. I made this carrot cake as a snack. beside, i also prepared gado gado to welcomed my friends (Indonesian dish contains vegetables, tofu, tempeh and lontong with peanuts sauce dresing). i'll share about gado gado later ;)

this carrot cake is moist and very yummy ;) i got the recipe here :


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda *IKA used 1 teaspoon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder *IKA 1 teaspoon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • 1 cup chopped pecans *IKA omit
this is for frosting, and i didn't make it..
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil, white sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in carrots. Fold in pecans. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely. *IKA : 160 degree C, 60 minutes.
  4. To Make Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in chopped pecans. Frost the cooled cake. 
easy and yummy.. happy baking.. :)



  1. your blog is amazing mbak ika,and your carrot cake looks delicious. Would you mind to convert the ingredients from cup to gram, bcoz i'd like to try to make this cake....after your pumpkin bakpau..... and your pumpkin pudding...hehehe there are a lot of recipes from your blog that i'd like to try bcoz they all look delicious and healthy of course, as you know pumpkin and carrot have a lot of nutritions that needed for our body

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