Coconut carrot slices

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Coconut carrot slices
 
A lovely treat with coconut and carrot, these slices are delicious.

250g pack unsalted butter

300g light muscovado sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 large eggs

200g self-raising flour

50g desiccated coconut

200g grated carrots

2 tsp mixed spice

For the topping

85g desiccated coconut

25g light muscovado sugar

25g butter, melted

Preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas mark 4.

Line and butter a baking tray and set aside.

Melt the butter in a large saucepan then cool for 5 minutes.

Add the sugar, vanilla and eggs, then beat until smooth with a wooden spoon.

Stir in the flour, coconut and ¼ tsp salt.

Stir the carrot and mixed spice into the mix.

Bake for 30 minutes.

In a bowl, evenly mix 85g more coconut with 25g light muscovado sugar and 25g melted butter.

Smooth this over the cake, then bake for 10 minutes more until golden and a skewer inserted comes out clean.

Cool, then cut into squares.

Sprinkle over with coconut for decoration if desired.

Serves
Makes 15 slices

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
40 minutes

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

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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