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What's your favourite carrot cake recipe?

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SuperBunny Mon 15-Sep-08 17:38:48

Need to make one for DS's birthday.

I want a moist (I hate that word) one that I can make the day before and smother with cream cheese frosting.


Friskyfluff Mon 15-Sep-08 20:44:52

Hi Superbunny

This is the most fantastic carrot cake recipe i have come across and always use it myself. It is always lovely and moist (ewww!)
It does take a while to cook and can work out to be quite expensive but it is well, well worth it!

3 eggs
7floz sunflower oil
2tsp vanilla essence
14oz soft brown sugar
10oz plain wholemeal flour (or plain white)
1tsp ground nutmeg
2tsp ground cinnamon
1 1/2tsb bicarb
12oz grated carrot
2floz milk

Grease + line 8" cake tin.
Oven 250f / 130c (gas mark 1)
Mix eggs, oil, vanilla, milk and sugar. Sift in flour, spices and bicarb.
Beat well.
Fold in carrots.
Pour into tin and bake for 1 3/4 - 2 1/4 hours.

Topping: 6oz Philly, 2oz butter, 4oz icing sugar. Beat together.

Let me know how you get on if you use it x

SuperBunny Tue 16-Sep-08 04:50:14

Sounds perfect, thank you. Will report back but won't be til after the weekend.

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