Carrot cake

Recipe from: 12 August

Ingredients 16
Servings 8
Time 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 250
    ml
    cake flour
  • 7
    ml
    baking soda
  • 2
    ml
    salt
  • 300
    ml
    sunflower oil
  • 500
    ml
    grated carrots
  • 375
    ml
    white sugar
  • 10
    ml
    baking powder
  • 5
    ml
    ground cinnamon
  • 250
    ml
    wholegrain flour (nutty wheat)
  • 4
    eggs
  • 250
    ml
    chooped pecans or walnuts
  • Icing:
  • 250
    ml
    sifted icing sugar
  • 50
    ml
    cream cheese
  • pinch
    cinnamon
  • extra nuts for decoration
 

Method

1 hour
 
Cake:
Sift the flour baking power, baking soda, salt & cinnamon together.
Beat together the eggs & oil. Add the sifted dry ingredients and mix well.
Add the remaining ingredients (carrots, wholegrain flower & nuts) and mix until well combined.
Spoon into a greased pan and even out the surface.
Bake for approx +/- 1 hour in a 180’C oven, until done and nicely browned.
You can add about 2 tablespoons milk to the mixture, if it seems a bit too dry.
Icing:
Mix the icing sugar, cheese and cinnamon until well combined.
Decorate cake and finish off with a few nuts.

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