Carrot and Walnut Cake

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.

Carrot and Walnut Cake


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 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
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom


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.

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