Carrot and Walnut Cake

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A nice carrot and walnut cake with a slight taste of spice due to some spices like cardamom. It's not too sweet and the count of calories is moderate.

1
Servings:
14
Yield:
1 -9 or 10 inch tube pan

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 cup grated carrots

  • 1 cup milk

  • 6 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 or 10 inch tube pan.

  2. Sift the flour, baking soda, and baking powder together and set aside.

  3. Beat the eggs with the ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and ground cardamom together for 5 minutes. Stir in the confectioner's sugar and mix well. Beat in the vegetable oil and continue beating for 5 minutes.

  4. Alternately add the flour mixture and the milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, to the egg mixture. With a spoon stir in the carrots and the walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour. Enjoy it with a glass of milk or a cup of tea.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

387 Calories
24g Fat
37g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 387
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 238mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 149mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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