Rich's Famous Carrot Cake

Rich’s Famous Carrot Cake

For best results, Rich recommends making this cake with love, care and attention while listening to Something Understood and thinking of those dearest to your heart. ❤️

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Rich's Famous Carrot Cake
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Messy Bowl
  • 200g carrot, hand-grated
  • 4 egg-shaped eggs, beaten
  • 250ml sunflower oil
  • 3cm³ ginger, grated
  • A bit of lemon rind, grated
  • Fistful of walnuts, finely chopped
Powdery Bowl
  • 300g plain flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 200g brown suger
The Topping
  • 225 gr cream cheese (Philadelphia or supermarket-own-brand-equivalent)
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • Lemon rind, grated
The dough
  1. Chuck the contents of Messy Bowl into Powdery Bowl and fold till you're left with a uniform blob of semi-runny stuff.
  2. Dollop it in a tin.
  3. Bake at 150ºC for roughly 1h15m. (You did pre-heat the oven, right?)
The Topping
  1. Beat the crap out of the cream cheese, honey and lemon rind for a minute or so.
  2. Schmear onto cake.
Serving instructions
  1. Best served chilled (the cake, not you).


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