Carrot loaf cake

Carrot loaf cake

200g self-raising flour

260g castor sugar

1 ½ tsp baking powder

55g mixed chopped nuts

2 tsp ground cinnamon

2 tsp ground ginger

50g raisins

225g light olive oil

225g grated carrot

3 eggs

2 tsp vanilla extract

Sift flour into a bowl and mix with the rest of the dry ingredients. Add the olive oil and grated carrot and stir.

Add the eggs one at a time and stir. Finally add the vanilla extract and stir once more. Pour the mixture into your tin and spread it evenly.

Bake in the oven for 1hr-15 minutes at 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.

Stick a skewer into the centre, if it comes out clean the cake is cooked, if not put it back into the oven for intervals of 5 minutes.

Cool before removing from tin, and decorate as you wish, we top our carrot cake with cream cheese icing.

Serves
Makes 1 loaf cake

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Party Food, Cakes & Baking, Dessert, Entertaining, Cake Stall

Special Info
Vegetarian, Pregnant Mums

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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