Carrot Cake

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Yields1 Serving

 175g wholemeal flour ( you could use SR white )
 3 good tspns mixed spice
 1 tspn baking powder
 150 ml sunflower oil
 Pinch salt
 100g dried fruit ( I used raisins )
 3 beaten eggs
 250g grated carrots ( no need to peel just wash them )
 175g brown sugar
 
 Topping ; ( optional )
 150g cream cheese
 4 tblspn icing sugar
 A few walnut halves

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Heat oven to 180C

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Grease and line a 1lb loaf tin

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Put the flour, baking powder , salt , spice into a bowl

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Stir in the sugar ,carrots, eggs , fruit and oil and mix well

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Pour mix into the prepared tin

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Bake for about 45-60 mins or until firm to touch and a skewer comes out clean

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Cool in tin for 15 minutes then finish cooling on a rack

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To make topping ; mix the cream cheese and icing sugar until smooth

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Spread on top of cake and decorate with the walnuts

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Ingredients

 175g wholemeal flour ( you could use SR white )
 3 good tspns mixed spice
 1 tspn baking powder
 150 ml sunflower oil
 Pinch salt
 100g dried fruit ( I used raisins )
 3 beaten eggs
 250g grated carrots ( no need to peel just wash them )
 175g brown sugar
 
 Topping ; ( optional )
 150g cream cheese
 4 tblspn icing sugar
 A few walnut halves

Directions

1

Heat oven to 180C

2
3
4
5

Grease and line a 1lb loaf tin

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9

Put the flour, baking powder , salt , spice into a bowl

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Stir in the sugar ,carrots, eggs , fruit and oil and mix well

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Pour mix into the prepared tin

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Bake for about 45-60 mins or until firm to touch and a skewer comes out clean

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25

Cool in tin for 15 minutes then finish cooling on a rack

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To make topping ; mix the cream cheese and icing sugar until smooth

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Spread on top of cake and decorate with the walnuts

Carrot Cake