About this recipe: This cake is a little different than the average carrot cake and is flavoured with lemon zest, carrots and ground almonds.
This is a delicious cake. By far the best and easiest carrot cake recipe I have made. I doubled the recipe and baked it in a 9x13 pan and it came out great. My only complaint was that the glaze was very thick and hard to spead evenly on the cake. - 24 Apr 2000 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
i loved this recipe so much that the cake isn't completely finished, and i'm about to make another. and another thing i love about it, is that there is no oil, butter, or shortening in it. but i did find it just a bit too lemon-y. - 13 Apr 2002 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
Sooooooooooooo yummy & moist . . . I was looking for a recipe that was light - the ones in the recipe books looked really dense and heavy - and this really hit the spot. My favourite recipe from this site so far. So why didn't I give it 5 stars? Well, I had to change a few things . . . I halved the sugar, and replaced half the ground almonds with raisins and chopped walnuts. And I didn't ice it. With those adjuctments it was definately full marks, but as I had to make those changes myself I felt I could only give it a four. Anyway, definately try this recipe! I promise it's well worth it! - 05 Apr 2005 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)