Member recipe
Member recipes are not tested in the GoodFood kitchen.

My carrot cake

By Joe0088 (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 4 out of 5.1 rating
    Rate
    loading...
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • More effort
  • Serves 8
Double layer loaf tin carrot cake.
Advertisement

Ingredients

Cake mixture

  • 130g self-raising flour
  • 170g carrots
  • 50g Walnuts
  • 150g Caster sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup of oil
  • 1/2tsp Baking soda
  • 3/4tsp Baking powder
  • 3/4tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4tsp Salt
  • 1tsp Vanilla escence

Cake icing

  • 130g self-raising flour
  • 170g carrots
  • 50g Walnuts
  • 150g Caster sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup of oil
  • 1/2tsp Baking soda
  • 3/4tsp Baking powder
  • 3/4tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4tsp Salt
  • 1tsp Vanilla escence
  • 55g Soft butter
  • 250g Mascaponi cheese
  • 100g Icing sugar
  • 1tsp Vanilla escence
  • A few walnut halves for decoration

Method

  • STEP 1
    Warm the oven to 180 fan Mix eggs,sugar, vanilla and oil. I use a blender. Then add flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, ground cinnamon and mix. Chop the walnuts and shred the carrots then add these to the mixture.
  • STEP 2
    Butter and line a loaf tin, then add the mixture. Bake for approx 40min or until a scewer is inserted and comes out dry. Leave to cool before taking out of the tin.
  • STEP 3
    To make the icing. Put all the ingredients in bowl and mix until it's smooth and nice and thick. I use an electric whisk.
  • STEP 4
    Slice the cake into two and spread the icing evenly between the top and bottom, then dress the top with walnut halves.
  • Comments, questions and tips

    Rate this recipe

    What is your star rating out of 5?

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Overall rating

    Rating: 4 out of 5.1 rating
Advertisement
Advertisement
  • Bedding promo

    New! Good Food Deal Get up to 55% off a super-soft teddy duvet set!

    Get offer
Advertisement

Sponsored content