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Carrot cake/fudge cake recipe

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Secretspaceships Wed 02-Oct-13 16:14:04

I want to make a carrot cake and fudge cake for DHs birthday
I've never made either before does anyone have any recipes or can link to?, I don't even have a cake
Tin so recommendations for th would be good too

Secretspaceships Wed 02-Oct-13 17:42:50


birdybear Wed 02-Oct-13 17:46:37

Just Google some!

birdybear Wed 02-Oct-13 17:46:53

Just Google some!

campion Wed 02-Oct-13 17:53:12
This is an absolutely delicious recipe, very moist and tangy. It keeps well too but it might not last that long.

Follow the instructions but don't overbake. You can be a bit flexible with size of tin.

No Fudge cake recipe to recommend but there are plenty around.

zgaze Wed 02-Oct-13 17:58:13

This is the worlds best carrot cake recipe bar none, it's so moist and delicious:
360g coarsely grated carrots
100g dark brown sugar (I use molasses sugar) dissolved in a bit of hot water
100g raisins soaked in a bit of warm fruit juice (or rum if it's for grownups)
150g soft brown caster sugar
2 eggs
200g plain flour
Heaped 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
Broken up walnuts if you like
Cinnamon / nutmeg to taste (I like loads - 2 tbsp at least)
175ml vegetable oil

Bung it all in a bowl, stir it up then put into dish and bake in a 180 oven for about 25-30 mins. It'll look quite 'wet' - i.e. It will pour into a baking dish, don't worry, that's normal. The cake tin I use for this is about 7 x 10 x 2 inches, I usually line it with baking paper. It's cooked when you stick a knife in and it slides back out clean.

For a chocolate cake, an easy and really nice one is the 'chocolate frosted tray bake' on - for some reason the sites not loading for me at the moment so I can't link to it properly. I do it in the same size dish as above.

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