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Serves 8-10 :
CARROT CAKE
110 g walnuts (optional)
250 g (2 large) carrots,
peeled
175 g self-raising flour
175 g light brown sugar
2 tsp baking powder
175 ml light oil (not olive)
2 tsp cinnamon
3 eggs
110 g sultanas
FROSTING
175 g full fat cream cheese
such as Philadelphia®
75 g unsalted room temperature butter,
cut into 4 pieces
350 g icing sugar, sifted
pinch salt
½ tsp vanilla extract
CARROT CAKE
1Preheat the oven to 180 °C (170 °C fan, gas mark 4). Lightly butter a 23cm
cake tin.
2Install the food processing bowl and blade. Add half the walnuts and chop for
about 20 seconds using the FOOD PROCESSOR programme. Set aside.
3Remove the metal blade and install the transparent bowls with the 4mm grating
disc. Grate the carrots into the midi bowl using the FOOD PROCESSOR programme.
Set aside.
4Remove the transparent bowls and fit the metal bowl. Add the flour, sugar, baking
powder, oil, cinnamon, eggs, chopped walnuts and grated carrots.
5Select the PASTRY/CAKE programme. With the machine still running, after
1 minute, remove the cap and add the sultanas.
6Pour the cake batter into the cake tin and bake for 1 hour or until a cake tester
comes out clean. When the cake
FROSTING
1Install the food processing bowl. Place all of the frosting ingredients in it.
2Select the FOOD PROCESSOR programme for 10-12 seconds or until blended.
3Refrigerate until required.
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© photographs Sandra Mahut
© Hachette Livre (Marabout) 2016

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rumraisin19

For the frosting I just used 3tsp of organic Greek yoghurt. Beautifully and slightly tart.