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carrot cake

carrot cake

175g soft brown sugar
175 ml veg or corn oil
3 large eggs, beaten
140g carrots, grated
100g sultanas
zest of one orange
175g self raising flour
1tsp bicarbonate of soda
1tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp grated nutmeg

Grease and line an 18cm square tin, and pre-heat oven to 180C/ gas mark 4.

Mix the sugar, eggs and oil in a large bowl.  Stir in the carrots, sultanas and orange zest.

Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and spices and add to the mixture. Fold together until evenly blended - do not over mix.

Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 45 minutes until firm and springy.

Cool for 5 minutes in the tin, then turn out onto a cooling rack.

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