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recipe image Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

  • Prep time
    30 minutes
  • Cooking time
    40 minutes
  • Servings
    8
  • Difficulty
    Medium

Ingredients

Ingredients
  • 100g Stork tub (room temperature)
  • 60g brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 50ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 200g plain flour
  • 10g baking powder (about 2/3 sachet)
  • 200g grated carrots
  • 50g chopped walnuts
  • For the icing:
  • 120g icing sugar
  • 250g cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice and zest

      Instructions

      For the carrot cake
      1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
      2. In a bowl mix the Stork with brown sugar and honey with a spoon or mixer for 5-8 minutes (it takes longer if you use a spoon). Stir in the milk, egg, cinnamon and vanilla, and mix well.
      3. Sieve the flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt over the bowl and fold into the batter.
      4. Fold the grated carrots and the chopped walnuts into the batter.
      5. Spoon the batter into the prepared tin.
      6. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-40 minutes until cooked. Leave to rest for 2 minutes. Tip the cake out onto a wire rack and cool.
      For the icing
      1. In a bowl, mix the icing sugar with the cream cheese. Then add lemon juice.
      2. Once the cake is cool, spoon the icing mixture over the top.
      how_make
      1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
      2. In a bowl mix the Stork with brown sugar and honey with a spoon or mixer for 5-8 minutes (it takes longer if you use a spoon). Stir in the milk, egg, cinnamon and vanilla, and mix well.
      3. Sieve the flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt over the bowl and fold into the batter.
      4. Fold the grated carrots and the chopped walnuts into the batter.
      5. Spoon the batter into the prepared tin.
      6. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-40 minutes until cooked. Leave to rest for 2 minutes. Tip the cake out onto a wire rack and cool.
      7. In a bowl, mix the icing sugar with the cream cheese. Then add lemon juice.
      8. Once the cake is cool, spoon the icing mixture over the top.