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Carrot cake recipes - 10 recipes

Carrot cake is great cake to bake for afternoon tea or coffee mornings. The carrots give this cake it's gorgeous orange colour and pleasant texture. Carrot cake can be eaten plain, spiced up with ginger or cinnamon, or sweetened with a cream cheese icing.

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Rate this recipe 3.2/5 (11 Votes)
Carrot Cake with Cinnamon 1 Picture
Details

servings 8
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 40
Cost Budget Friendly

  • 4 eggs
  • 4 large carrots
  • grated
  • 350g caster sugar
  • 275g flour
  • 1 sachet of yeast
  • 1 sachet of vanilla sugar
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 300 ml of oil

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Mix the eggs with the sugar until the mixture whitens

Top rated Carrot cake recipes

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Add ginger or other dried fruit such as dates to the cake mixture

  • For Cake
  • -----------
  • 125ml corn oil
  • 150gr sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 5 gr vanilla or 3 tbsp liquid vanilla siroop light
  • 75gr raisons
  • 150gr plain flour
  • 1/2tsp bicabonate soda
  • 1/2tsp salt 200gr grated carrots
  • 100gr roasted nuts(walnuts
  • pine or pecan)
  • For Frosting
  • ---------------
  • 200gr cream cheese low fat
  • 30gr icing sugar
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • For Topping
  • --------------
  • 100gr caster sugar
  • 10 walnuts
3.9/5 (86 Votes)

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This delicious Carrot Cake recipe is perfect for when there is not much time to spare or when you're already hungry

  • Cake:
  • 100g chopped walnuts
  • 100g sultanas
  • 340g grated carrot
  • 260g self-raising flour
  • 1tp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tp baking powder
  • 1/2 tp salt
  • 1 1/2 tp ground cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 200g sugar
  • 2tp vanilla
  • 1 cup oil
  • Frost:
  • 55g butter at room temperature
  • 230g cream cheese at room temperature
  • 230g icing sugar
  • 1tp lemon skin
  • 1tp vanilla
4.1/5 (17 Votes)

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Peel the carrots and grate and cook on low heat with a little butter and water in a pan until they are tender

4.1/5 (24 Votes)

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A truly marvellous Orange and Lemon Carrot Cake recipe that is perfect for morning tea, afternoon tea and every tim

  • Cake
  • 300g (11oz) Plain Flour
  • 200g (7oz) Soft Brown Sugar
  • 200g (7oz) Grated Carrots
  • 75g (3oz) Chopped Walnuts
  • 75g (3oz) Chopped Pecans
  • 75g (3oz) Sultanas
  • 250ml Vegetable Oil
  • 4 Eggs
  • Zest of 1 Orange
  • Zest of 1 Lemon
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 1 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • Frosting
  • 125g (4oz) Cream Cheese
  • 125g (4oz) Softened Butter
  • 450g (1lb) Icing Sugar
  • Flaked Almonds to Decorate
3.5/5 (46 Votes)

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Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4

  • For 1 large cake or 8 mini cakes:
  • 175 g flour
  • 1 egg
  • 125 g of caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of baking soda
  • 115 g butter
  • melted
  • 60 g of ground almonds
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon powder
  • 2 teaspoons of allspice or 4 spice mix (ground pepper
  • cloves
  • nutmeg
  • ginger)
  • 35 g hazelnuts (optional)
  • 350 g grated carrots and chopped (about 3 large carrots)
2.9/5 (102 Votes)

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Small, moreish, cakes for a treat anytime

  • 1 small carrot
  • 50g SR Flour
  • 50g Castorsugar
  • 25g Marg
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
3.8/5 (50 Votes)

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Preheat the oven (180 ° C)

4.1/5 (8 Votes)

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This recipe takes our much-loved traditional favourite, Carrot Cake, adding cinnamon and pecan nuts to give it that...

  • 75g soft butter or margarine
  • 100g light muscovado sugar
  • 3 tbsp. low-fat natural yoghurt
  • 200g wholemeal self raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 75g pecan nuts
  • finely chopped
  • 175g carrots
  • finely grated
  • finely grated zest of 1 orange
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Topping:
  • 125g soft cheese
  • 4 tbsp. icing sugar
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
2.6/5 (56 Votes)

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees

  • 400g plain white flour
  • 200g barley malt
  • 100g corn oil
  • salt
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 1 apple
  • 2-3 grated carrots
  • A handful of raisins
  • A handful of walnuts (broken in pieces)
  • 1 sachet of baking soda
  • Pie tin of 26-28cm diameter.
2.1/5 (85 Votes)

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