How to Carrot Cake
8oz wholemeal flour
8oz brown sugar
4 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
Half a cup of melted butter or oil 4 eggs
Half cup of chopped walnuts
14 oz finely grated carrot
Zest of an orange
250g of icing sugar
3oz cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla essence (extract)
Pre heat oven to 180/160 Fan / Gas 4. Line either 2 loaf tins, square cake tin or round cake tin with greaseproof paper.
Mix the dry ingredients together and then add the walnuts and carrots, mixing well. Beat the eggs and then add the butter (or oil) and mix well. Pour the mixture into cake tin. Bake for 60 mins or until cake baked. Remove and allow to cool.
Make the icing by beating all the ingredients together and once cake has cooled, decorate the cake with the icing.
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