my birthday cake.......

  1. is my birthday and almost every year i baked my own birthday cake :P

    This year my birthday cake is ......

    Carrot cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

    here's the recipe.......

    150 gm grated raw carrots,squeeze out excess juice,,,,,reserve juice
    2 medium apples,grated and squeeze out excess juice ,,,,reserve juice and mix together with the carrot juice......set aside
    280 gm Superfine flour,sift
    200 gm fine sugar
    1 1/2 tsp baking soda
    1/2 tsp salt
    2 tsp cinnamon powder
    240 ml oil
    4 large eggs
    1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    110g Walnuts, chopped

    Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting:
    50 gm unsalted butter ,room temperature
    100 gm cream cheese ,room temperature
    5 tbsp icing sugar,sift (personal taste)
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    1 tsp grated lemon zest
    1/2 tbsp lemon juice

    For the cake:
    Preheat oven to 180 degrees C and place rack in center of oven. Grease and flour, or spray with Baker's Joy, 2 ' 9 inch pan.
    In a large bowl whisk together the flour, fine sugar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon powder till well combine.
    In a separate bowl combine the oil, eggs and vanilla extract. Whisk till well combine then add the flour mixture and stir till well mix.
    Fold in the grated carrots, apples, and walnuts.Add in 2 tbs of the mix juices.
    Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
    Cool cakes on wire rack and when completely cooled, spread with lemon cream cheese frosting.

    Beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Beat in icing sugar, vanilla extract, lemon zest and juice until well combine.
    Sandwich cake with frosting and well chill before serves.


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  2. Your cake looks so delicious! Happy birthday!
  3. Looks so yummy!! Happy Birthday!!!
  4. Happy Birthday! Your cake looks delicious!
  5. Looks so good! Happy Birthday!
  6. Happy Birthday!!! Your cake looks sooooooooo good!!!
  7. Happy Birthday. The cake looks so delicious.
  8. it must be yummyyyyyyyyyy :biggrin:
  9. Wow I am craving carrot cake now! Yum yum!! And Happy Birthday!!
  10. what a beautiful birthday cake!

    Happy birthday :]
  11. That looks good :drool:

    Happy birthday :flowers:
  12. happy bday.. and gosh, the cake sounds yummy..
  13. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Your cake looks delicious!:drool:
  14. Wow, that looks sooo good! Thanks for sharing the recipe BIRTHDAY GIRL!
  15. Happy Birthday! That cake looks sooo delicious! I started to drool! lol! But really, it looks soooo good!