Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 carrots

  2. 1 cup self-raising flour

  3. 1/2 cup plain flour

  4. 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

  5. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  6. 1/2 cup brown sugar

  7. 3/4 cup oil

  8. 1/2 cup golden syrup

  9. 3 eggs

  10. 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  11. For the icing:

  12. 10 oz. cream cheese

  13. 1/2 cup icing sugar

  14. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 170°C. Grease a round cake pan lightly with oil, and line with non-stick baking paper.

  2. Peel and grate the carrots, and set aside.

  3. Sift together the self-raising flour, plain flour, bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon in a large bowl.

  4. In another bowl, combine the brown sugar, oil, golden syrup, eggs and vanilla. Whisk till all the ingredients have blended into each other. Pour this mixture into the flour mix. Using a wooden spoon, mix lightly. Stir in the grated carrot.

  5. Pour the cake mixture into the lined pan and bake for 1 hour. Set aside for 5 minutes, before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

  6. For the icing: Place the cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla in a bowl and mix until smooth.

  7. Spread the icing over the cake.


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