Gourmet Carrot Cake

Recipe by Latchy
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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
YIELD: 12 slices
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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