Carrot Cake


Carrot Cake 

2 cups All Purpose Flour 

1 cup white sugar 

1/2 cup brown sugar 

3/4 cup vegetable oil 

2 cups finely grated carrots 

2 large eggs 

1/2 cup buttermilk 

2 tsp baking powder 

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 

2 tsp vanilla 

1 tsp ginger powder 

2 tsp cinnamon 

1/2 tsp nutmeg 

1/2  tsp salt 

1/2 cup raisins (optional)

3/4 cup chopped walnuts 


Preheat the oven to 170 Degrees Celsius.

1. In a large bowl add oil ,white and brown sugar . Beat until light . 

2. Mix in the eggs one at a time .Add buttermilk and vanilla then mix well .

3. Sift in flour , baking powder, bicarbonate of soda , salt , cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger . Then gently mix .

4. Add the grated carrots, walnuts and raisins . Gently mix.

5. Line 2 baking pans with parchment paper. Divide the batter (mixture) equally in 2 baking pans .

6. Bake in a preheated oven for 30-35 minutes minutes or until well baked . Note: Baking time depends on your oven .

Let the cakes cool off completely before taking them out of the baking pan. 

Heba’s Treats Recipe 


1/2 cup unsalted butter(room temp) 

227g cream cheese (room temp)

3 cups icing sugar 

1 tsp vanilla 

1/4 tsp salt 

Beat the butter until it’s light and fluffy.

Add the cream cheese and beat for 2 minutes. Then add vanilla, salt and sifted icing sugar (1 cup at a time).

Beat until you get a smooth flawless consistency.

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