Carrot and banana spice cake

Recipe from: 8/19/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 24
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • CAKE
  • 2
    ripe bananas, mashed
  • 190
    ml
    soft brown sugar
  • 3
    extra-;large eggs, lightly whisked
  • 10
    ml
    baking powder
  • 5
    ml
    bicarbonate of soda, sifted
  • 5
    ml
    mixed spice
  • 3
    ml
    ground cinnamon
  • 3
    ml
    ground ginger
  • pinch salt
  • 460
    ml
    wholewheat flour
  • 50
    g
    walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 375
    ml
    grated carrots
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 175
    ml
    oil
  • IClNG
  • 100
    ml
    creamed cottage cheese
  • 50
    ml
    butter
  • 5
    ml
    fresh orange juice
  • 3
    ml
    finely grated lemon rind
  • 3
    ml
    finely grated orange rind
  • 500
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 65
    ml
    icing sugar, sifted
  • caramelised rind (see tips)
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 180 °C and spray a 23 cm cake tin with non-stick spray or butter lightly. Line the base of the tin with baking paper and butter lightly. Mix the bananas and sugar and beat in the eggs. Sift the baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and spices over the banana mixture and add the flour, nuts, carrots and vanilla essence. Stir in the oil and mix well until smooth. Turn into the prepared cake tin and bake for about one hour or until a testing skewer comes out clean. Cool in the cake tin and turn out. Beat the cottage cheese and butter together and add the orange juice and citrus rind. Gradually add the castor sugar while beating continuously. Mix in the icing sugar and decorate the cooled cake with the icing. Sprinkle with caramelised rind and serve.
 

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