Date & Walnut Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Icing – Chasing Crusoe.

20190629_174121.jpgDate & Walnut Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Icing.
Ingredients:

Cake:

2 eggs

1/2 cup good quality cooking oil

1 1/2 cups brown sugar

2 cups flour

2t baking soda

2t cinnamon

1 1/2t mixed spice

2t vanilla essence

2T milk

3 average size carrots (grated)

1/2 cup dates (chopped)

1/2 cup walnuts (chopped)
Icing:

1T soft butter

1/2 cup cream cheese

1 cup icing sugar

Juice of 1 lime
Method:

Mix eggs, oil & brown sugar well.

Add the remaining dry ingredients & mix well.

Gently fold in grated carrots, chopped dates, milk & chopped walnuts.

Bake in a greased ring tin for 50 minutes or so at 180°C.

Beat the 4 icing ingredients together well until nice & creamy.

Ice the cake when it has cooled.

Garnish with edible flowers & chopped walnuts.
~Rebecca

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