Carrot and nut cake: Recipe for littlies
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup oil
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 cups grated carrot (more is okay)
- 1/2 cup sultanas
- 1/2 cup crystallised ginger, chopped
- 1 cup walnuts, chopped
- 1 cup self-raising flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
Total fat 14.6g
Saturated fat 2.2g
Dietary fibre 1.6g
1 Beat eggs, oil and sugar in a food processor. Add carrot, sultanas, ginger and walnuts. Blend for about 10 seconds. Add remaining dry ingredients. Blend for 30 seconds until well mixed.
2 Pour into cake tin lined with baking paper. Bake at 170°C for 50-60 minutes.
(Adapted from a NZ Woman's Weekly recipe)
This cake makes a lovely lunch box treat item.
Hanu de Jong
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