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The ultimate carrot cake

A deliciously moist, almost healthy cake. Very easy to put together and never fails to get a rave review.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups grated carrot

  • 2 cups wholemeal flour

  • 2 cups sultanas

  • 2 cups raw sugar

  • 2 tsp baking powder

  • 2 tsp cinnamon

  • 4 eggs

  • 1.5 cups of oil

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 350°F / 175°C and grease large cake tin.

  • 2.

    Combine the carrot, wholemeal flour, sultanas, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon together. Beat the eggs and oil together. Combine both mixtures and cook for approximately 45 mins. Cool for 10 minutes and remove from 10.

  • 3.

    When completely cooled make some lemon cream cheese icing:

  • 4.

    80g cream cheese

  • 5.

    1½ cups Icing Sugar

  • 6.

    2 tsp finely grated lemon zest

  • 7.

    2 tps lemon juice

  • 8.

    Beat the cream cheese, icing sugar, lemon zest and juice until smooth - should be nicely thick but easy to spread. Add more lemon juice if needed.

  • 9.

    Ice cake and enjoy.

Notes

You can use white flour but it doesn't taste as good.

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Posted by David1783 •11w ago • Report
Ok, slight recant - after an extra 30 mins in the oven it's quite decent. Still quite oily though.
Posted by David1783 •11w ago • Report
This was a terrible recipe, followed it to the letter (oven thermometer and all) but 1.5 cups of oil made it into raw uncooked slop after 45 mins, and nor was it "almost healthy". The oil quantity severely needs adjustment.
Posted by hungry girlReport
This looks brilliant ... can't wait to try it out ... hg
Posted by ReneegadeReport
and, tell, how was it?
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