Gourmet Carrot Cake

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“Dee514 asked me if I had a carrot cake recipe and this is what I sent her. She did say she doubled the recipe and put golden sultanas in it. I haven't tried it. She said it was great any queries ask Dee.”
2hrs 10mins
12 slices

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to warm 315dF.
  2. Brush a deep 9 inch round cake tin with melted butter or oil.
  3. Line the base and side with baking paper.
  4. Sift the flours, spices and soda into a large bowl and make a well in the centre.
  5. Whisk together the oil, sugar, syrup and eggs and gradually stir in the dry ingredients until smooth.
  6. Stir in the carrot and walnuts.
  7. Spoon the mixture into the tin.
  8. Bake for 1-1/2 hours or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the centre.
  9. Cool in the tin, then on a wire rack Beat the cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  10. Gradually add the icing sugar alternately with the vanilla and lemon juice, beating until light and creamy.
  11. Spread the icing over the cake or cut th cake horizontally, sandwich the layers together with half the icing and spread the rest on top.

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