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Carrot Cake

Updated: Apr 1

Vegetables don't just have to be used in savoury dishes! This carrot cake is delicious.



Makes approximately 6 - 8 servings

Preparation time is approximately 15 minutes

Cooking time is approximately 40 minutes


Ingredients


(Please note: Use recipe below rather than quantities in the video)

227g carrots (approx 2 - 3 carrots)

3 eggs

140ml sunflower oil

170g plain flour

110g soft brown sugar

1 teaspoon of cinnamon

1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

Pinch of salt

110g sultanas


ICING

25g cream cheese

25g butter (softened)

50g icing sugar


How to make Carrot Cake

Carrot cake


1. Preheat oven to 170°C (Gas mark 3 or 150°C for a fan oven).

2. Grate carrots.

3. In another bowl, mix together flour, cinnamon, bicarbonate of soda and salt

4. Whisk eggs and sugar until creamy, add carrots, mix well.

5. Slowly add the oil.

6. Add the flour mix to the egg and carrot mix with the sultanas. Mix until well combined.

7. Turn into a greased loaf tin or 20 cm square tin.

8. Bake for approximately 30 – 40 minutes after a skewer or small knife inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.


Leave to cool completely.


Icing

1. Mix softened butter with the cream cheese.

2. Slowly add icing sugar and beat well to combine.


Spread on top of the cake and serve.


HINTS & TIPS


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