Carrot Cake

  • 4 eggs
  • 500 ml sugar
  • 250 ml cooking oil
  • 625ml self-raising flour
  • 5 ml baking soda
  • 5ml cinnamon
  • 1ml salt
  • 750ml coarsely grated carrots
  • Optional: walnuts

Method

  1. Beat eggs and sugar until creamy
  2. add cooking oil to and beat, sift flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt together.
  3. Fold into the egg mixture and add the carrots
  4. Place in an oven-proof bowl and bake for 180°C (356°F) for 35 to 40 minutes

Icing

  • 700ml caster sugar
  • 200ml smooth cream cheese
  • 5ml vanilla essence
  • Optional: Walnuts

Method

  1. Mix butter, icing sugar using a hand blender.
  2. Add cottage cheese and vanilla essence.
  3. Spread over cake decorated with nuts.