Carrot Cake

UK Carrot Cake

  • 375g Cotswold plain flour
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1.5 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp nutmeg
  • 232g caster sugar
  • 112g desiccated coconut
  • 375g pineapple juice
  • 187g sunflower oil
  • 180g maple syrup
  • 375g grated carrot
  • 90g chopped stem ginger in syrup

Method

1. Sieve the flour with spices, baking powder and soda.
2. Mix your sugar and desiccated coconut with your flour mix.
3. Whisk all of the wet ingredients together
4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, slowly minimizing the risk for lumps.
5. Last add the grated carrot and chopped stem ginger, mix well
6. bake at 165 degrees for 25-30 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean

Carrot Cake UK

Whipped Orange “Cream cheese” frosting

  1. 200g Vegan creme cheese , i used Violife
  2. 100g icing sugar
  3. 1x orange zested
  4. 3 tbsp lemon juice

Method

Whip all of the ingredients together until light and fluffy, for about 2 minutes

Carrot Cake

Decoration

Decorate with toasted coconut shavings, fresh orange segments, chopped stem ginger, tempered chocolate ( optional)

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