Yummy scrummy carrot cake

The lightest and most enticingly moist carrot cake you will ever come across - just find a good hiding place for it!

Beat together the frosting ingredients in a small bowl until smooth – you want the icing about as runny as single cream. Set the cake on a serving plate and boldly drizzle the icing back...

  • Yield: Cuts into 15 slices
  • Cooking time: 45 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Publisher: Bbcgoodfood.com

Ingredients

  • 175g light muscovado sugar
  • 175ml sunflower oil Sunflower oilA variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 140g grated carrot Carrot ka-rotThe carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root… (about 3 medium)
  • 100g raisins
  • grated zest of 1 large orange Orange or-ange One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…
  • 175g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda Bicarbonate of sodaBicarbonate of soda, or baking soda, is an alkali which is used to raise soda breads and full-…
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp grated nutmeg (freshly grated will give you the best flavour)
  • 175g icing sugar
  • 1½-2 tbsp orange juice

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