Wokayy....this entry is dedicated to Nita and Jennifer,promised them this recipe..
Jenn,please forgive me - you must've been checking out your email every now and then,hoping that there's a mail from a certain "procrastinator extraordinaire" - namely ME!...sorry dear,i've been bz - ya rite!
anyway...here's the recipe for 'The most Delicious Carrot Cake in the world.
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1 1/2 bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp cinnamon powder - * i put less than that
340 gm shredded carrot - i mix both fine and coarse shredded carrot.
3/4 cups sugar
3/4 cups light brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cup corn oil
1 - 1 1/2 cups can pineapple - coarsely mince the fruit ( don't drain the juice dry - leave some )
3/4 cups wall nuts - roast - (optional).
a good pinch of salt.
Grease and line 2, 8" round or square baking pans.
Heat oven to 180°C
Mix ingredients (A) in a bowl and set aside.
Whisk together eggs and both sugar together till just combined.
add in the rest of ingredients (B)
and then mix the ingredients (A)
pour the mixture into prepared baking pans - divide equally.
Bake for 40 minutes or till done ( you guys know the routine kan? - insert the skewer blah blah blah..... :) )
Cream cheese frosting :
250 gm Philadelphia cream cheese
100 gm butter - SCS or Lurpak
1 1/3 icing sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Cream all ingredients together.
* I promise you, this is the best carrot cake i've ever tasted..and i'm not a cake lover..figure that out..
That's a 3" tall canned pineapple - i use all with some juice from the can ,say about 1/2 cup juice.
Thank you Datin Azizah for the recipe - she's one good cook and baking enthusiast ..