NomNomMum Turns One!

This day a year ago I wondered how the blog would pan out over time, and I am happy it’s still going strong. I hope I am able to pile on the entries with more recipes, tips and experiences as we get older, T and NomNomMum that is. So thank you all for appreciating, sharing and being a part of our journey. Also, what better way to celebrate than with some yummy carrot cake cupcakes? The baby loves them, we love them it’s a win win for all.



Set 01:

  • 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of Baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
  • Pinch of salt

Set 02:

  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup of ghee
  • 1/2 cup Demerara sugar
  • 1/3 cup Yoghurt, thick/greek
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence

Set 03:

  • 1/4 cup Coconut, desiccated or freshly grated
  • 1/3 cup Carrots, grated




  • Mix the dry ingredients of set 01 and pass through a sieve. Set aside
  • Whisk the ingredients of set 02 in a separate bowl for about 30 seconds on medium speed, except the eggs. Add the eggs in one at a time with a quick whisk. Set aside
  • Combine set 01 and set 02 and whisk again for about 20 seconds
  • Now, Add the coconut and the carrots (set 03). FOLD it into the batter until well incorporated. Do not over work the batter. Keep a light hand while folding
  • Pour out the batter in cupcake moulds and top off with a sprinkle of oats OR pour into a buttered cake tin
  • Bake for about 15-20 mins on 200°C or until golden brown
  • Serve when cool


  • Insert a fork or a toothpick into the cake to check if it’s done. The fork should come out clean
  • Carrot cake tastes best with a cream cheese frosting :)






4 thoughts on “NomNomMum Turns One!

    • Thanks Jay, yep this year has certainly been more than what I’d hoped for too…..Good luck to you with your one year. It’s indeed very fulfilling to reach this small yet significant milestone!

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