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Carrot Cake



10 portion(s)

Carrot Cake

  • 300 g Self Raising Flour
  • 225 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp Bi Carb Soda
  • 2.5 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2.5 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 440 g caster sugar
  • 100 g Walnuts roughly chopped, or sunflower seeds if nut free
  • 4 large carrots
  • 310 g vegetable oil
  • 5 eggs
  • 300 g sour cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Icing

  • 500 g Cream cheese softened
  • 500 g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • walnuts or sunflower seeds to sprinkle on top

Recipe's preparation

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180c

  2. Put Carrots in to bowl and grate for 6 secs/ sp 7 or until all grated and no large pieces are left.

  3. Add all wet ingredients to bowl. Mix on sp 4/10 secs.

  4. Add all dry ingredients. Mix on sp 4-5/15 secs.

  5. Pour into lined and greased cake tins or muffin trays and bake until a skewer inserted comes out clean. 

    One large cake would take 2 hours, a small cake about 45 mins and muffins only about 25 mins. 

  6. Leave cake to cool on wire rack before icing. 
    Meanwhile beat cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla essence on sp 5/20 seconds or until smooth and creamy.
    You could split a large cake into 2 layers and spread bottom layer with half the frosting add the top, then spread with remaining frosting. 


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  • Sorry to hear that, I dont

    Submitted by ames034 on 17. July 2014 - 14:52.

    Sorry to hear that, I dont know why that would be. Its very full when i make it but still fits in. Im glad it worked for the others though. We love this recipe tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • Loved it. Very moist.  I made

    Submitted by baking70 on 22. June 2014 - 21:37.

    Loved it. Very moist.  I made 2 loafs and 1 ring tin cake.  Frosting was perfect.

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  • I needed to mix it a bit

    Submitted by Ernmarsoc on 17. May 2014 - 19:28.

    tmrc_emoticons.) I needed to mix it a bit longer as the ingredients needed a stir after the first lot of mixing found that the ingredients just fitted in jug.  It made a soft and moist cake.

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  • I cannot fit all the

    Submitted by jennytanyl on 18. April 2014 - 22:12.

    I cannot fit all the ingredients in the jug.  My attempt was a disaster.

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