Carrot Cake..

Hello lovelies. How are you keeping?

Are you a fan of carrot cake? Me and my Daughter love it here.

Fancy making a yummy carrot cake up today?

Today I have a guest post to share with you: Our carrot cake recipe is light and moist with a creamy cheese and yogurt frosting.


Makes: 1 cake 

Serving: 6 – 8 slices


Preparation time: 30 mins 

Cooking time: 50 mins



How to make carrot cake:


You will need:

Ingredients:

  • 150g light brown sugar
  • 150ml vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 150g self raising flour, sifted
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 250g carrots, peeled and grated
  • 100g raisins
  • 100g Rachel’s low fat vanilla yogurt

Frosting:

  • 200g soft cheese
  • 75g icing sugar
  • 70g Rachel’s low fat vanilla yogurt

Method:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas Mark 4. Grease and line a 18cm/7inch round loose bottom tin.
  2. Using a mixer with a balloon whisk, whisk the sugar with the vegetable oil and then gradually add in the eggs.
  3. Fold in the flour, cinnamon and bicarbonate of soda. Add the carrots, raisins and yogurt and mix thoroughly.
  4. Tip the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 40 – 50 minutes until firm to touch. Insert a skewer into the centre of the cake and if it comes out clean the cake is cooked. Transfer to a cooling rack.
  5. To make the frosting, beat the soft cheese with the icing sugar and yogurt until smooth.
  6. Decorate the cake with the frosting using a knife or the back of a spoon and spread to the sides. Transfer to a serving plate and slice.



*Guest post: Recipe and photography by Rachel’s*


*No Payment was received*


What do you think? Fancy making this carrot cake recipe up soon?

As always I would love to hear your thoughts. Do not forget, you can share your recipes with us tomorrow at The Wednesday blog hop.

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26 Comments

  1. Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas
    4th October 2016 / 5:31 am

    Claire, Looks so good!! Thanks so much for all your visits!!Hugs,Deb

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 7:02 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Debbie πŸ™‚

  2. Marie Barber
    4th October 2016 / 6:58 am

    This looks so good!! Carrot cake is my favourite and ive been looking for a good recipe to try, thanks πŸ™‚

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 7:03 pm

      Thanks Marie, it's my daughters favourite cake πŸ™‚

  3. Tamar SB
    4th October 2016 / 9:10 am

    I've never been a huge carrot cake fan, but man that looks amazing!!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 7:04 pm

      Thanks for the comment Tamar πŸ™‚

  4. Dean B
    4th October 2016 / 9:33 am

    I do love carrot cake, especially one with creamy frosting like this one! Your cakes are just amazing πŸ™‚

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 7:05 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Dean, this one is by Rachel's πŸ™‚

  5. Cathy Glynn
    4th October 2016 / 11:24 am

    This looks so delicious and moist, just right to have with my morning cuppa x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 7:07 pm

      Thanks Cathy πŸ™‚

  6. Unsigned, Me
    4th October 2016 / 5:29 pm

    Not a carrot cake fan much but I would try this because it looks so moist! Plus I'm a sucker for frosting!!Emmie xo http://www.unsignedmeblog.co.uk

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 7:10 pm

      I love the frosting bit best too πŸ™‚

  7. Lauretta C Wright
    4th October 2016 / 9:55 pm

    This (along with Key Lime Pie) is one of my absolute favourite cakes. The problem I now have is that I'm peckish having read this in the evening when I keep visiting the kitchen cupboards for something to eat!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 7:14 pm

      Eek, no.. sorry πŸ™‚

  8. Jayne SMABL
    5th October 2016 / 6:59 am

    I'm not too keen on carrot cake, but this is something my husband would love! πŸ™‚ x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 7:16 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Jayne πŸ™‚

  9. Stella Olojola
    5th October 2016 / 8:58 am

    I love a carrot cake with cream. So delicious.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 7:16 pm

      Thanks Stella, the cream does make it doesn't it πŸ™‚

  10. Erica Valentin
    5th October 2016 / 10:48 am

    Looks yummy! My son is so obsessed with carrot cake !

    • Clairejustine oxox
      7th October 2016 / 9:08 am

      Thanks for stopping by Erica πŸ™‚

  11. Evelina
    5th October 2016 / 9:13 pm

    I love carrot cakes and your one looks absolutely delicious. Also I love that it's relatively easy to follow the recipe.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      7th October 2016 / 9:11 am

      Thanks Evelina πŸ™‚

  12. Kara Guppy
    6th October 2016 / 2:52 pm

    I love carrot cake, will have to give this a try

    • Clairejustine oxox
      7th October 2016 / 9:15 am

      Thanks Kara πŸ™‚

  13. Ayesha Farhad
    6th October 2016 / 8:36 pm

    Oh yum! Ive started venturing into baking again ever since ive got a little time on my hands and this looks easy and so delish!! Will try it out next!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      7th October 2016 / 9:16 am

      Thanks Ayesha πŸ™‚

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