Carrot Cup Cakes

Carrot Cup Cakes

Makes 6 cupcakes/One loaf :

1 cup Maida/Refined flour
1.5 cup carrots peeled and grated
1 egg
3/4 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup ground sugar (White or Brown)
8-10 walnuts halves crushed slightly
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon powder
pinch of salt



- Pre-heat oven to 180 C. Sieve all dry ingredients together. 
- Whisk all wet ingredients till well mixed and also add the carrots and mix well.
- Pour wet mixture into dry and fold gently (if you do it vigorously, the muffin will not be spongy but dense). Mix in the walnuts also. 
- Pour into muffin liners so that they are 3/4th full, and bake for 15-20 mins at 180 C till a skewer comes out clean. Or else put in a cake loaf tin, again 3/4th full and bake for 25-30 mins at 180 C till a skewer comes out clean.

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