Following is the recipe :-
1. In a bowl mix together foll.
2 tbsp corn starch
1C all purpose flour (Take 2 tbsp cornflour in cup and add APF to make 1C of flour)
1/2 cup sugar( I used brown sugar)
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon powder
1 tsp nutmeg powder
2. To the above mixture add the foll.
1 medium shredded apple
2 medium shredded carrot
handful of walnuts
3.In another bigger bowl mix the foll.
1/4 C oil
1/4 C milk
1/2 cup applesauce
4. Stir the flour mixture into the wet ingredients until just combined. Used the cut and fold method of mixing.
5. Bake in a prepared pan at 350 deg. F for 45 min. Do the toothpick test.
The cake smelled heavenly when baking. The crumb was delicious with bits of carrot showing up beautifully. This makes a perfect mid-morning or afternoon snack.
Its not Valentine 's day really but I did bake this cake for my eternal valentine :) . So this cake goes to the Bake a Cake event - Valentines Day Special event hosted by Nina of Confections of Bake-a-holic. And now that's a nice name.