Raisin Walnut Carrot Cake

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ingredients:
300g Light Muscovado sugar
1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
3 eggs
300ml Oil
300g Plain flour
1 tsp Baking soda
1 tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Cinnamon Powder
1/2 tsp Ground ginger
1/2 tsp Ground Spice
1/2 tsp salt
300g Grated carrots
40g Walnuts chopped
100g Raisins
150g Butter
900g Icing Sugar
300g Cream Cheese

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In a mixing bowl, add sugar,vanilla, eggs and oil.IMG_3587

Mix on medium speed until pale and creamy.

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Add the flour and spices and mix.

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Add the grated carrots and mix well.

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Add walnuts and raisins into the batter and fold in with a spatula.

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Make sure the batter is all combined.

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Pour evenly into 3 cake tins.

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Bake in the oven at 170c for 25-30 minutes or until fully baked – then allow to cool completely.IMG_3598

In the mixing bowl add the butter and icing sugar and mix until bread crumb like texture.

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Add the cream cheese cold from the fridge.IMG_3602

Beat the cream cheese only until its combined – then stop as else the frosting may start to go runny.IMG_3603

Start adding the frosting to the cake layers, IMG_3604

Ensure  a nice thick layer of frosting inbetween the cakesIMG_3606

Frosting the outside of the cake all over, and decorate with raisins and cinnamon powder.IMG_3608

 

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