- STEP 1
Preheat Oven to 180deg C.
1.Finely grate fresh carrots equal to 3 cups - place in large mixing bowl. Sprinkle with half the Advantage sweetener ,plus 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of Soda and mix together.
- STEP 2
Using a mechanical whisk on highest speed, whip the eggs until light and very fluffy.
- STEP 3
Slowly, drizzle the oil into the fluffy eggs, whisk on slowest setting.
- STEP 4
Mix together and sift the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder and half of the Advantage sweetener, salt & cinnamon).
- STEP 5
Slowly, add the dry ingredients to the fluffy egg mixture. Stir until fully blended or mix gently but quickly on lowest mixer speed.
- STEP 6
Fold the grated carrot mixture in divided portions into the cake mixture and finally add the broken up nut pieces.
- STEP 7
Pour into a pre-buttered baking tin - either a load tin, square or round tin
- STEP 8
Place in oven at 180*C for approximately 40 minutes.
- STEP 9
Test cake readiness with a clean probe then remove from oven to cool in a draft-free area. Leave in tin until cool.
- STEP 10
Remove from tin and apply prepared topping like conventional 'icing' - optional decoration with whole walnuts.
- STEP 11
Keep in cool, dry area until ready to serve.