TOP
en :
  • EUR
  • Language
  • Login
  • My Shortlist (0)
  • My Cart (0)
 

Carrot Cake Recipe

Thank you to Kathy Brosnan of Applecroft Bed and Breakfast in Killarney for this wonderful Carrot Cake recipe. Kathy tells us that it is the best carrot cake that you will ever taste, light and moist and says it goes down a treat with her guests and family members!

Preheat the oven 170*C
Oil and line the base and sides of two 2lb loaf tins with baking parchment.

Ingredients:

300g light brown sugar.
3 free range eggs
300mls sunflower oil
300g plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 salt
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
300g grated carrot
100g chopped walnuts

Cream Cheese Frosting
300g Icing Sugar
50g unsalted butter
125g cream cheese

Method:

1. Put the sugar, eggs and oil in a bowl and whisk until well incorporated.
2. Slowly add the flour, bicarbonate of soda baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, salt and vanilla.
3. Stir in the grated carrot and walnuts.
4. Pour the mixture into two 2lb loaf tins.
5. Bake for 20-25min or until golden brown.
6. Leave the cakes in the tin for a while, then turn out on a wire rack.
7. Make cream cheese frosting by beating 300g icing sugar sifted with 50g unsalted butter.
8. Add 125g cream cheese all in one go and beat until it is completely incorporated.
9. Turn the mixer up and beat for at least 5min, until light and fluffy.
10. When your cakes are completely cold, spread the top with your frosting.

Tip: you can also put your cake mixture into 3x 20cm round cake tins or individual cup cakes.

Posted: 23 Sep 2014 by Claire Regan | with 1 comments

Tags: B&B Recipes

Related posts


 

Raspberry Muffins Recipe

Feast your eyes (and appetites!) on this delicious yet simple recipe for scrumptious Raspberry Muffins. 

Posted: 14 Sep 2021 by Claire Regan | with 0 comments


 

Buttermilk Scones Recipe

I have a lovely recipe for Buttermilk Scones from one of our B&B owners that you can try at home. They only take about 20 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to bake and are totally delicious.

Posted: 11 May 2021 by Claire Regan | with 0 comments

Comments
Karen O'Connor
Thanks Archie. Carrot Cake is delicious, be sure to make it!
Karen - B&B Ireland
30/11/2016 15:23:53
 
Subscribe
 Security code

>>Return to Blog Homepage

B&B Ireland - Bronze Winner of the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016

Categories


Post Archive

December 2022(1)
November 2022(2)
October 2022(1)
September 2022(2)
August 2022(2)
July 2022(2)
June 2022(2)
May 2022(2)
April 2022(2)
March 2022(2)
February 2022(2)
January 2022(1)
December 2021(1)
November 2021(1)
October 2021(1)
September 2021(2)
August 2021(1)
July 2021(2)
June 2021(2)
May 2021(2)
April 2021(2)
March 2021(3)
February 2021(2)
January 2021(2)
December 2020(2)
November 2020(4)
October 2020(2)
September 2020(2)
August 2020(1)
July 2020(2)
June 2020(5)
May 2020(2)
April 2020(2)
March 2020(2)
February 2020(2)
January 2020(2)
December 2019(1)
November 2019(3)
October 2019(4)
September 2019(1)
August 2019(2)
July 2019(3)
June 2019(3)
May 2019(3)
April 2019(3)
March 2019(2)
February 2019(2)
January 2019(4)
December 2018(1)
November 2018(2)
October 2018(2)
September 2018(2)
August 2018(3)
July 2018(2)
June 2018(1)
May 2018(1)
April 2018(1)
March 2018(3)
February 2018(1)
January 2018(3)
December 2017(2)
November 2017(2)
October 2017(2)
September 2017(3)
August 2017(2)
July 2017(1)
June 2017(1)
May 2017(3)
April 2017(2)
March 2017(2)
February 2017(1)
January 2017(2)
December 2016(2)
November 2016(1)
October 2016(3)
September 2016(1)
August 2016(3)
July 2016(5)
June 2016(4)
May 2016(4)
April 2016(2)
March 2016(4)
February 2016(4)
January 2016(4)
December 2015(1)
November 2015(4)
October 2015(3)
September 2015(5)
August 2015(1)
July 2015(3)
June 2015(5)
May 2015(5)
April 2015(6)
March 2015(9)
February 2015(8)
January 2015(6)
December 2014(14)
November 2014(9)
October 2014(12)
September 2014(14)
August 2014(19)
July 2014(11)
June 2014(18)
May 2014(24)
April 2014(19)
March 2014(15)
February 2014(6)
November 2013(1)
October 2013(2)
September 2013(5)
August 2013(4)
July 2013(2)
June 2013(4)
May 2013(3)
April 2013(2)
March 2013(5)
February 2013(3)
January 2013(1)

Search Blog Posts


RSS Feed

BBIreland Blog postsRSS