FOOD: My Carrot Cake


It’s scrumptious ..and simple


1 cup soft brown sugar
1 cup raw sugar
3 eggs
3/4 cup oil
2 tsp vanilla essence
2 cup wholemeal flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 cup milk
3 cup grated carrot (about 3 lge carrots)
1 cup coconut
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
225g tin crushed pineapple, drained

Cream cheese frosting:

50g butter
1 packet cream cheese
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup icing sugar
1-2 Tablespoons of citrus juice


Preheat oven to 180c. Grease & line a 23cm/9″ round cake tin.

Beat together eggs, oil, sugars, & vanilla until creamy.

Sift together flour, salt, spices, & baking soda & fold into egg mix. Add coconut, pineapple, nuts, milk & carrot & stir through gently (hint: do not over mix it)

Pour into your prepared tin & bake until it’s brown and cracking.

For the frosting cream butter, add cream cheese & cream together until well mixed, add vanilla, icing sugar & mix. Stir in enough juice to make creamy & smooth. Spread over your cake once it’s cooled.

3 Responses to “FOOD: My Carrot Cake”

  1. 1 keepsmeoutofmischief August 6, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    That looks delicious and quite simple too, another one to add to the ever growing list!

  2. 2 Hope August 6, 2011 at 11:07 pm

    it looks so delicious maShalla

  3. 3 Hind Francis August 7, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    Yuuuum!!! Cant wait to make it 😀 thank youu

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