Ginger Walnut Carrot Cake

Ginger Walnut Carrot Cake

29th Aug 2018

Recipe and image courtesy & copyright of BBC


For the cake

  • 200g/7oz plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp fine sea salt
  • 175g/6oz soft light brown sugar
  • 2 large free-range eggs, at room temperature
  • 200ml/7fl oz vegetable oil, plus extra for greasing
  • 200g/7oz carrots, peeled and coarsely grated
  • 100g/3½oz walnut pieces, roughly chopped, plus extra for decorating
  • 75g/2½oz crystallised ginger, finely chopped, plus extra for decorating

For the icing

  • 100g/3½oz unsalted butter, softened
  • 100g/3½oz icing sugar, sieved if lumpy
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 100g/3½oz cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp coarsely grated fresh ginger

Get the full recipe here.

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