This Carrot and Walnut Cake is a delicious cake with less guilt and more natural goodness.


Ingredients (serves 8)

  • 2 Cups Wholegrain flour (or plain)
  • 4 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Mixed spice
  • 2 Cups Grated carrots (2 med/large carrots)
  • 1 Cup Chopped walnuts
  • 1 Cup Raw honey
  • 1 Cup Olive oil (or coconut)
  • 3 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 250g Cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Rind of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp Raw honey

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160*C. Grease and line a cake tin with baking paper or lightly grease a silicone cake mould.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder, cinnamon and mixed spice together in a large bowl.
  3. Add carrots, walnuts, honey, oil and eggs and stir with a metal spoon.
  4. Pour into prepared cake tin. Bake for 40-50mins or until a knife comes out of the centre cleanly. Leave in tin to cool for 15mins then turn out onto wire rack to cool completely.
  5. Frosting: Beat cream cheese, lemon rind and raw honey together and spread over cooled cake.


  • I’ll definitely be making this for morning tea at work. So easy to make

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  • It looks absolutely delicious, Clare!!

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  • Looks yummy, thank you so much.

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  • This looks so good.

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  • oh my this looks sooo good. thanks.

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  • I love carrot cake and this sounds heavenly. Must give it a go soon.

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  • Great recipe – thanks for sharing.

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  • Sounds Amazing! Definately will try!

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  • Just made myself some Gluten Free Carrot cupcakes. I love a good carrot cake with cream cheese icing. So delicious…………………..hmmm, think I will get one out of the fridge now!

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  • I’m not a huge fan of walnuts, until I try them in something delicious like this. I love how delicious this looks. Something I could make for my Mum. She’d love it.

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  • The carrot and walnut cake look’s so moist and so good!

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  • I would love this

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  • i might just make this tomorrow…hubby will love it

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  • This recipe sounds really good. Is raw honey any different to normal honey?.

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  • Love carrot cake but I especially love how this is healthier than the normal recipe.

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