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Carrot cake with cream cheese icing

Serves 8
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 1 hr

This classic carrot cake is delicious, moist and super easy. Topped off with a cream cheese icing, this will fast become a favourite in your home. 



  • 2 cups Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • 1 cup self rising flour
  • 1 cup wholemeal flour
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp mixed spice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 110g cream cheese
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 225g icing sugar
  • juice of 1 small lime
View the method
  1. Beat brown sugar and oil until completely combined. Add eggs and vanilla essence and mix in.
  2. Sift in both flours, cinnamon, mixed spice, salt and baking soda. Mix until all dry ingredients are moist.
  3. Add grated carrots and mix. Pour into greased cake tin and bake in preheated oven for 50-60 minutes at 180 degrees celcius.
  4. Beat cream cheese and butter until smooth, sift in icing sugar and mix until thick consistency. Add lime juice to taste.
  5. When cake is cold, spread with icing. If desired ice sides or colour last bit of icing orange and green to decorate top with iced carrots.

Optional: sprinkle with roughly chopped walnuts. 

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