INGREDIENTS

2 eggs
1C Sugar
1 ½ C grated carrot
½ C chopped walnuts
¾ C oil
½ t vanilla essence
1 C flour
1 t baking soda
½ t mixed spice
30g butter, softened
120g cream cheese
2 t grated lemon rind
1 ½ C icing sugar

METHOD

1. Preheat oven 180 degrees.
2. Mix dry ingredients, egg, sugar, vanilla and oil and beat well.
3. Stir in carrots and walnuts.
4. Bake for approx. 45-50 minutes (baking times may vary depending on your oven). You’ll know its done when a skewer inserted in the centre comes out dry.
5. Ice with cream cheese icing when cold.
6. Tip: Bake two of these cakes and sandwich together with cream cheese icing for the ultimate carrot cake!

Carrot Cake