Sour Cream Carrot Cake

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Recipe by Perfect Pixie

This is my mummy and my brothers favourite cake apparently. I just made it for mummy's birthday and I can see why. Mummy used to make this all the time when I was little. I couldn't believe how easy and quick it was.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease a 20cm ring pan, line base with paper; grease paper.
  2. Sift flours, soda, cinnamon and nutmeg into bowl; stir in sugar and carrot.
  3. Combine oil, eggs and sour cream;stir into flour mixture.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared pan, bake in moderately slow oven for 50 minutes (mine took 30 in the aga - so watch it closely).
  5. Turn onto wire rack to cool.
  6. When cold, spread with frosting; decorate with walnut halves.
  7. Cream Cheese Frosting:.
  8. Beat cream cheese, butter and lemon rind in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy, gradually beat in sifted icing sugar; beat until combined.

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