I love carrot cake, so I was delighted when a friend shared this recipe so I could make my own. Hope you enjoy…
175g light brown sugar
150ml sunflower oil
3 large eggs beaten
3 med carrots, grated
200g self raising flour
zest of large orange
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp grated nutmeg
140-175g icing sugar
1 ½ -2 tblsp orange juice
– Preheat oven to 180
– Oil base and sides 2lb loaf or square tin line
– Put sugar, oil and eggs into a bowl and mix
– Stir in grated carrots, orange zest and raisins
– Sift in dry flour, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, grated nutmeg onto mixture, stir gently to combine.
Bake for 45-55 mins. check with knife/skewer after 45 mins.
Once cooked cool for 5 mins then turn out to cool completely.
Mix icing sugar with orange juice, drizzle over cake.