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Mini Carrot Cakes


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Ingredients

15 piece(s)

Carrot Cake

  • 270 g carrots, peeled & chopped into chunks
  • 75 g Walnuts or Pecans
  • 80 g sultanas
  • 2 eggs
  • 80 g Rapadura Sugar
  • 170 g oil
  • 120 g Spelt Flour (white or whole)
  • 40 g SR flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract/paste
  • pinch salt

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 250 g cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 100-160 g pure icing sugar (white)
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Recipe's preparation

    Carrot Cakes
  1. 1. Pre heat overn to 180 degrees C

     

    2. Place sugar into the bowl and mill for 10 seconds speed 10, set aside

     

    3. Place nuts into bowl and press Turbo for 2 x 1 second, set aside

     

    4. Place carrot into bowl and grate for 4 seconds speed 8, set aside

     

    5. Without rinsing bowl place eggs, sugar, oil into bowl and mix for 10 seconds, speed 5

     

    6. Add flours, bicarb, spice, vanilla and salt and mix for 10 seconds speed 5.  Scrape & repeat if needed

     

    7. Add carrot and mix for 10 seconds speed 3

     

    8. Add nuts and sultanas and mix Counter-clockwise operation 10 seconds speed 3 or until combined

     

    9. Pour into silicon cup cake moulds or similar and bake for 25-30 mins or until skewer comes out clean

     

    10. Allow to cool and ice with cream cheese frosting

     

  2. Cream Cheese Frosting
  3. 1. To a clean and dry bowl add cream cheese, lemon juice and icing sugar and mix for 10 seconds on speed 5 scrape and repeat until combined.  Add more icing sugar depending on stiffness required.

     

    2. Spread evenly over cup cakes and decorate with a nut or fondant carrot if you wish!

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Tip

You could leave the nuts out if needed.

You can use any type of sugar or flour if you don't have Spelt or Rapadura sugar

You can make this as one big cake instead of mini cakes, incease cooking time to approx 50 mins or until skewer comes out clean.

These freeze well iced or uniced.


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  • These are sooo soooo nice. 

    Submitted by Madd63 on 18. January 2016 - 15:22.

    These are sooo soooo nice.  Easy to make and taste delicious.  Making more for the freezer tonight.  Thanks for recipe.

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  • Delicious, thanks for the

    Submitted by Chanelle.borgogno on 17. October 2014 - 13:09.

    Delicious, thanks for the recipe

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  • Glad the taste testers

    Submitted by ClaireB on 1. October 2014 - 22:41.

    Glad the taste testers approved Amy!  tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • These were amazing and not

    Submitted by AmyT on 1. October 2014 - 18:14.

    These were amazing and not too sweet, totally delicious.  Ours never made it to the icing stage, gone already! 

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  • Glad you liked them Giada 

    Submitted by ClaireB on 29. September 2014 - 22:35.

    Glad you liked them Giada  tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • Yummmmmy! I love these

    Submitted by Giada on 27. September 2014 - 23:01.

    Yummmmmy! I love these cupcakes! I did the usual icing with butter and sugar (and white chocolate) and they ended out d.e.l.i.c.i.o.u.s!

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