Ingredients / Shopping List
200g grated carrots 175g soft dark brown sugar3 large eggs200g S.R.wholemeal flour1 tsp ground mixed spice1 tsp bicarbonate of soda80g chopped nuts pecans or walnuts110g sultanas25g raisins200g tin pineapple in natural juice drainedLemon zest150ml oil (rapeseed or corn) Topping100g butter200g cream cheeseLemon juice50 -100g icing sugar
Prep to Cook: Oven 190⁰C Gas Mark 5
Carrot cake contains fresh carrots, dried fruits and pineapple. It contains many nutrients that are useful for growing children. It is made using oil and is therefore a moist cake with good keeping qualities.
Cooks Know How:
This cake is essentially an all in one mixture helped on its way by whisking the oil and eggs to a thick paste first. The ingredients all have a role to play.