Valentine’s Day Treat for Hubby

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If you’re interested, here’s the recipe for the carrot cake…

Carrot Cake / Cream Cheese Frosting

1 ¼ cups brown sugar
¾ cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
1 ½ cups plain flour
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground ginger
2 ½ cups grated carrot
½ cup chopped pecan nuts (optional)
½ cup sultanas


  1. Preheat oven to 180C (350F).
  2. Place the sugar and oil in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the eggs gradually and beat well.
  4. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and ginger over the sugar mixture.
  5. Add the carrot, pecans, and sultanas and mix until just combined.
  6. Pour the mixture into a greased 22 cm round cake tin lined with non-stick baking paper and bake for 55-60 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer.
  7. Serve the cake warm or cool completely and spread with cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Process 250g softened cream cheese in a food processor until smooth. Add 1/3 cup sifted icing sugar and 1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice and process until smooth.


*Gift from our neighbour~


4 responses to “Valentine’s Day Treat for Hubby

  1. the dinner looks gorgeous!

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