Cakes and tarts

Carrot cake

Medium 1min 09seg 8


: Cookii 2
Carrot cake

Ingredients

Cake

250 g walnuts
400 g carrots, washed and roughly chopped
2 eggs
220 g raw sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 tsp mixed spice
1/4 tsp salt
200 g plain flour
1 tsp bicarb soda
160 g olive oil

Icing

220 g raw sugar, milled 10 sec / speed 10 to icing sugar
90 g cream cheese
45 g butter, at room temperature
1/2 tsp lemon juice

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 185ºC.
  2. Grease 25 cm round cake tin/ line with baking paper, and set aside.
  3. Place walnuts into bowl and mill for 4 seconds on speed 9. Set aside.
  4. Place carrots into bowl and chop for 15 seconds on speed 5. Set aside with walnuts.
  5. Place eggs, sugar and oil in bowl and mix for 5 seconds on speed 5.
  6. Add vanilla, spice, salt, flour and bicarb to bowl and mix for 10 seconds on speed 5.
  7. Add walnuts and carrots and mix for 15 seconds on reverse speed 2.
  8. Pour into cake tin and bake for 1 ¼ hour.
  9. Combine all icing Ingredients in bowl and mix for 20 seconds on speed 6.
  10. Ice cake when it has cooled.