Carrot and walnut cake

Makes 1 cake or 16 – 20 cupcakes

Prep: 20 min                 Cook: 45 min                 Ready in: 1 hour 5 min

Ingredients:

Cake

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups of grated peeled carrots
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Icing

  • 125g softened cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C fan-forced. Grease or line a cake tin with baking paper
  2. Sift flour and cinnamon into a bowl. Add sugar, carrot, walnuts, oil, vanilla extract and eggs. Stir to combine.
  3. Spread evenly into cake tin and back for 1 hour or until a skewer comes out clean.
  4. Stand for 10 minutes before moving to a cooling rack
  5. Use an electric beater to mix cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar until smooth and spread over cooled cake.
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