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Carrot Cake

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  • 175g Light Muscavado Sugar
  • 175ml Sunflower Oil
  • 3 lge Eggs lightly beaten
  • 140g Grated Carrots
  • 100g Raisins
  • 100g Walnuts
  • Grated zest of 1 Orange
  • 175g Self Raising Flour
  • 1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 2 tsp Mixed Spice


  • 200g Philadelphia
  • 50g Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • Orange Juice to taste


Preheat oven to 180.

Oil & line the sides the of a 18cm tin.

Tip sugar into mixing bowl, add oil, eggs & lightly mix with a wooden spoon, stir in grated carrot, raisins, walnuts & orange rind. Mix flour, bicarb & spice & sift into sugar mix, lightly mix all ingredients & pour into prepared tin, bake for 45 mins.

Check cake is cooked by inserting a metal skewer through middle (it should come out clean) turn out from tin & remove paper, leave to cool. Beat all frosting ingredients together & spread over cooled cake.


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