Feb 18, 2010

My Fool Proof Carrot Cake

Try this recipe and I promise you will not regret it. Delicious and moist with a frosting that will keep you going back for more.

Carrot Cake

300g grated carrot
150g dark brown sugar
150g light brown sugar
4 eggs
250ml sunflower oil
80g chopped walnuts
80g raisins
300g self raising flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

Mix wet ingredients in a large bowl in order given.
Add the raisins and nuts and mix well.
Mix the dry ingredients together with a whisk to combine well and then add to the wet ingredients.
Pour into baking tin of choice and bake in 180'C for about 40 minutes.

Perfect Frosting
130g very soft butter
160g icing sugar
200g cream cheese
Grated rind of 1 orange (optional)

Mix in order given with an electric whisk till smooth.
Ice your cake and enjoy....

1 comment:

martha said...

will definatly try this this weekend, can you post the scone recipe as well?