Carrot Cake with Orange Zest Icing

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 50 mins
Carrot Cake with Orange Zest Icing
Gorgeous moist carrot cake with delicious orange cream cheese icing.

150ml sunflower oil

200g demerara sugar

2 eggs

300g carrots, peeled and grated

175g self raising flour

½ tsp bicarbonate soda

1 tsp cinnamon

Pinch of salt


100g cream cheese

200g icing sugar

1 orange, zested

Preheat the oven to 150°C/302°C/Gas mark 2

Grease and line a 900g loaf tin.

Whisk the sunflower oil, demerara sugar and eggs together.

Add the grated carrot and raisins and combine.

Sift self raising flour and bicarbonate soda into mix and fold in.

Add cinnamon and pinch of salt and mix in.

Transfer batter to prepared loaf tin.

Bake for 50 minutes or until a baking skewer comes out clean.

Remove from the oven and leave to cool.


Whisk together cream cheese, icing sugar and orange zest.

Spread over the top of the cake with a palette knife.

Slice and serve.


Preparation Time
25 minutes

Cooking Time
50 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Eggs, Vegetables, Sugar, Oil

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert, Easy, Cake Stall, Vegetarian


Special Info

Level of Difficulty

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