Carrot Cake

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Sam Chance


Moist and rich carrot cake with dried fruit and nuts.

Carrot Cake

serves: 8 | prep time: 20 mins | cook time: 1 hour


  • 4 free range eggs
  • 200 grams salted butter
  • 350 grams grated carrots
  • 100 grams raisins
  • 100 grams chopped walnuts
  • 200 grams plain flour
  • 3 tsp ground spice mix (allspice & cinnamon)
  • 2.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 120 grams light brown sugar
  • 50 grams dark brown sugar


  1. Melt the butter in the microwave (on low).
  2. Add sugar and eggs to a bowel then add the melted butter (make sure the butter isn’t too hot).
  3. Whisk together for a couple of mins until it forms a thick batter.
  4. Sift in the flour, baking powder/soda and spices then fold gently until combined.
  5. Add the grated carrots, nuts and dried fruit to the mix. Fold until combined.
  6. Take a cake tin and line with butter or oil.
  7. Spoon in the cake batter and bake for 1 hour @ 170 degrees C.