Carrot Cake – the healthiest thing about this delicious cake is it’s name & that’s why we love it!

Servings: 8 Slices

Carrot Cake Ingredients

225g Self Raising Flour

1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder

1 tsp Cinnamon

1/2 tsp Salt

3 Free Range Eggs Beaten

175g Fairtrade Dark Brown Sugar

130 ml Cotswold Gold Rapeseed Oil

200g Carrot Grated

100g Dates

Icing Ingredients

  • 110g Cream Cheese
  • 55g Unsalted Butter
  • 110g Icing Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice


To Make The Cake
Prepare an 8″ diameter deep tin and pre-heat the oven to 160C. Sift together the flour, raising agents and spices.
In a food processor, beat the eggs and gradually add the sugar. Add the Cotswold Gold slowly. Pulse the dry ingredients and carrots (do not over process). Add the dates to the mixture. Bake at 160C for 35 mins

Icing – Add all the ingredients together and then cover the cake when cold.

Serving Suggestion : Serve a slice of this delicious cake with a refreshing cup of Earl Grey tea, the perfect match!