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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Ingredients

  • 125g raisins
  • 125ml Olive Pride Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 190g granulated sugar
  • 30ml orange juice
  • 250g cake flour
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • A pinch of cardamom
  • 60g walnuts
  • 250g peeled and grated carrots

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius

2

Soak the raisins in water for 10 minutes and then drain

3

Mix oils, egg, sugar and juice together

4

Sieve the flour into a bowl with the salt, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, spices and nuts

5

Add the raisins and carrots to the flour, then mix in the wet ingredients

6

Pour the cake mix into a lined baking tin to ¾ full and bake for 40 minutes

7

Remove from the oven and allow to cook

8

Cover in cream cheese icing and decorate with toasted flaked almonds

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