Carrot and Walnut Cake

    Carrot and Walnut Cake

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    1hr30min


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    About this recipe: A deliciously moist carrot and walnut cake flavoured with vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamon. Spread cream cheese icing over the cake and top with chopped nuts or grated lemon zest.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 14 

    • 375g plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 3 teaspoons baking powder
    • 6 eggs
    • 250ml vegetable oil
    • 175g icing sugar
    • 125g chopped walnuts
    • 100g grated carrots
    • 250ml milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Grease and flour one 23 or 25cm cake tin.
    2. Sift the flour, bicarbarbonate of soda and baking powder together; set aside.
    3. Beat the eggs with the ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg and ground cardamom together for 5 minutes. Stir in the icing sugar and mix well. Beat in the vegetable oil and continue beating for 5 minutes.
    4. Alternately add the flour mixture and the milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, to the egg mixture. With a spoon stir in the grated carrots and chopped walnuts. Pour mixture into prepared tin.
    5. Bake for 1 hour. Allow to cool before serving or icing. Enjoy!

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    Reviews (4)

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    3

    easy to do make two cakes from this recipe. tastes lovely.. not reduce the temp or time for fan ovens mine nearly burnt - 21 Sep 2012

    Xtina
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    3

    ok it takes alot longer than 30 minutes to make (grating the carrots, chopping the walnuts, grinding the pods into powder as the was no ground stuff at the store) but i have just taken is out of the oven and it is DELICIOUS! What I especially liked about this recipe was that it was had generally alot simpler ingredients - i checked out a few other recipes and they looked very convoluted - 12 May 2012

    gyjock
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    2

    well tryed this 1 lol went gr8 tasted fantastic - 15 Oct 2011

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