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Carrot cake

This carrot cake, provided by our beneficiary, the Queen’s Nursing Institute, is a perfect quick bake to try this Christmas. The touch of cinnamon makes it a particularly warming winter treat.

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 200C.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients and mix. Then pour in wet ingredients (oil, vanilla, eggs). Combine well.
  3. Butter a round baking tin then dust flour around the tin (to stop cake sticking) – or use baking paper.
  4. Cook in oven for 30 minutes or until skewer inserted comes out clean.
  5. Dust with icing sugar if you like and enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 eggs

 

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