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Carrot Cake

Who doesn’t love a good slice of homemade carrot cake covered with cream cheese frosting ? Specially when it’s super easy to make!! I advice you do this cake and treat yourself…yumm


For the Cake:

  • 250 ml vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs at room temperature, slightly beaten
  • 225 gr soft light brown sugar
  • 1 cup grated carrots, packed
  • 225 gr self raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 140 gr chopped walnuts, optional

For the Icing:

  • 45 gr butter, softened
  • 170 gr full fat cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 300 gr icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons of milk


  • In a bowl stir together the oil, eggs, sugar & carrots.
  • Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda & cinnamon into a large bowl.
  • Fold the 2 mixture together and then fold in the walnuts if using.
  • Divide between 2 tins and bake in the center of a preheated oven on 180 for about 25-30 minutes.
  • Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes then turn the cakes out to cool completely.
  • To make the icing, beat together the butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add the icing sugar, vanilla & milk and beat till well combined.
  • Use the icing to fill the cake and decorate the top.

Buon Appetito!


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