Spiced Carrot Cake

Gordon Jones

Gordon Jones

5th July 2016

Spiced Carrot Cake

Spiced Carrot Cake

Ingredients

  • 440g grated carrots
  • 440g dates
  • 1.5l water
  • 250g butter
  • 875g castor sugar
  • 10 eggs
  • 875g self raising flour
  • 40g baking powder
  • 40g bicarbonate soda
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Cloves

Method

Place the dates, grated carrots & water in a pan and cook down until dates and carrots are soft. Leave to cool down. Place the butter, cream & sugar in a mixing bowl, gradually add the eggs, then fold in the flour, cinnamon and cloves. Then add baking powder & bicarbonate soda into the mixture and finally add your cooked dates & carrots. Line your baking tray with butter & flour and pour in the mixture up to 2/3rds of the tray. Bake in 160 degrees for 20-30 minutes & enjoy fresh from the oven!