How to make Lemon and Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting -

Lemon and carrot cake served with cream cheese frosting.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Lemon Zest (लेमन ज़ेस्ट / नींबु की छाल), Carrot (गाजर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Lemon and Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lemon and Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

  • Lemon Zest grated 1

  • Carrot grated 1 cup

  • Cream cheese 100 grams

  • Refined flour (maida) 200 grams

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Baking soda 1 teaspoon

  • Salt 2 pinches

  • Cinnamon powder 1 tablespoon

  • Eggs 3

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 cup

  • Oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Scraped coconut 1/2 cup

  • Pineapple chopped 100 grams

  • Walnuts chopped 1/2 cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 tablespoon

  • Powdered sugar 1/2 cup

  • Whipped cream 100 grams

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 2-3


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180º C. Sieve maida, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon powder into a bowl.

Step 2

Whisk eggs in another bowl. Whisk sugar and oil in a third bowl.

Step 3

Add the whisked eggs to it and mix well.

Step 4

Add carrot, coconut, pineapple and walnut to the maida mixture and mix well.

Step 5

Add vanilla essence to the egg mixture and whisk well. Add it to the maida mixture and mix well.

Step 6

Pour this mixture into a greased cake tin and bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes.

Step 7

Remove it from the oven and let it cool down to room temperature.

Step 8

Keep it in the refrigerator to cool. Remove from the cake tin and slice the uppermost layer.

Step 9

Whisk cream cheese, salt and powdered sugar in a bowl.

Step 10

Add whipped cream and some of the lemon zest and mix well.

Step 11

Spread the frosting on the cake.

Step 12

Garnish it with remaining lemon zest and mint leaves. Cut into wedges and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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