RECIPE: Hopping mad about this delicious carrot cake

WINTER and carrot cake go together almost as well as autumn and carrot cake. But alas, it's winter and carrot cake is and any time (and every time) type of food. This is a simple and delicious carrot cake from Seniors News very own travel writer, Erle Levey. Enjoy!

Carrot Cake

3 tsp cinnamon

2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour

3 cups grated carrot

1.25 cups salad oil

2 cups brown sugar

4 eggs

2 tsp vanilla essence

½ cup chopped almonds/walnuts

pinch salt

Blend oil and sugar, add eggs then the dry ingredients

Cook in a medium oven 180-190 degrees

Check at one hour by using a skewer

Icing

Philly cheese, caster sugar and a touch of lemon juice if you're feeling fancy!


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