Sunday, 11 March 2012

Carrot Cake

This is a recipe from a dear Australian friend of mine.



Ingredients:
2 eggs
1 Cup of castor Sugar
1/2 tsp of vanilla
3/4 cup of  vegetable oil
1 cup of  plain Flour
1 tsp of  bi carb soda
1/2 tsp mixed spice
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2  cups of  finely grated  carrot
1/2 cup of  chopped  walnuts

Method:
Combine  eggs,sugar, vanilla, oil  beat well. Sift  dry ingredients and  add  to mixture. Add grated  carrot and  walnuts. Mix  well. Pour  mixture into a  well greased 20cm  cake tin. bake in a moderate oven (180-200 celcius) for  40- 45 minutes

Frosting:
30g butter
60g  cream cheese
1 tsp grated lemon rind
1 1/2  cups of  icing   sugar

melt butter. Add cheese and  beat  well.Add lemon rind and  sifted  icing   sugar. continue  to beat until icing is nice and  smooth

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