Friday, November 9, 2012

Grandma Hier's Carrot Cake

Verdict : sangat sedap and very moist too. I have made changes as suggested by reviewers on foodnetwork. This recipe is by Paula Deen. My daughter Iman baked this cake. I helped to whisk the topping and frost the cake. 

Grandma Hier Carrot Cake
Butter, for pans
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup coarse sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt
4 eggs
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
3 cups grated carrots
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans ( I used walnuts) optional

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 3 (9-inch) round pans;
Line bottom of the pans with parchment paper.In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
Add eggs and vegetable oil. Using a hand mixer, blend until combined. Add carrots and pecans, if using.Pour into pans.
Bake for approximately 40 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes.
Remove from pans, place on waxed paper and allow to cool completely before frosting.

500gm of cream cheese, room temperature
250gm salted butter, room temperature
1 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped pecans

For the frosting:

Add all ingredients, except nuts, into a medium bowl and beat until fluffy using a hand mixer. Stir in the nuts. Spread frosting on top of each cake layer. Stack the cakes on a serving plate and serve.


  1. fuuhhh.... sangat sedap.. bila la i nak rasa kek u buat ni..??

    miss u..!!

  2. Mulan, i miss u too!!! Huhuhu... tu la.. bila kita nak jumpa. Nanti call la i kalau u dtg kl