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Carrot Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 6 Ounce (175 Grams)
  Soft brown sugar 6 Ounce (175 Grams)
  Eggs 3 Large
  Wholemeal self raising flour/Plain flour sifted with 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 6 Ounce (175 Grams)
  Ground almonds 2 Ounce (50 Grams)
  Young carrots 6 Ounce, finely grated (175 Grams)
  Walnuts 3 Ounce, coarsely chopped (75 Grams)
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Grease and flour or line a 20 cm (8 inch) deep cake tin.
Cream the butter or margarine and sugar until soft and light.
Beat the eggs and gradually blend them into the creamed mixture.
Fold in the flour, or flour and baking powder, with the ground almonds.
Add the carrots, walnuts and milk.
Mix thoroughly, then spoon into the prepared tin.
Bake in a preheated oven, 180°C (350°F), Gas Mark 4, for 1 hour or until firm to the touch.
Leave to cool for 5 minutes in the tin.
Decorate when cool, if liked.
Split the cake through the centre and spread with a good layer of cheese.
Top with the rest of the cheese and scatter with chopped or halved walnuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Carrot
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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