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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 Ingredients: 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 Method: 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 …