Sweet Spice Carrot Cake

by Melanie Auld
Sweet Spice Carrot Cake
For a little twist on your usual carrot cake, add our new sweet spice blend.


225g grated carrot
100ml oil (sunflower) 
110g soft brown sugar
2 tbsp clear honey
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 beaten eggs
110g plain flour
110g wholemeal flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1/4 tsp salt
4 tsp of Sweet Spice blend

  • Grease a 1 kg loaf tin
  • Mix (or put in food processor) - grated carrot, oil, brown sugar, honey, vanilla, and beaten eggs.
  • Add all dry ingredients and mix into the carrot mixture. 
  • Spoon into loaf tin.
  • Bake at 160c for 1 hour.

  • 30g hard butter
  • 85g full fat cream cheese
  • 225g icing sugar

Mix icing ingredients together and spread over cake (once cake cooled). Sprinkle with a touch of Sweet Spice blend. 

You can also make these into individual carrot cup cakes as in the picture.

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