Carrot Cake Loaf

Carrot Cake Loaf

Carrot Cake Loaf

This moist carrot cake is a delightful twist on the usual with the addition of our Sweet Blend.   Make a loaf or you could make individual cupcakes.  We suggest making 2 and freezing one for unexpected visitors.

Makes: 8-10 slices (or about 8 cupcakes)
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 60 minutes
Method: Oven

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
¼ tsp salt
4 tsp of Sweet Spice

30g unsalted butter, softened
85g full fat cream cheese
225g icing sugar


  1. Grease a 1kg loaf tin
  2. Mix (or put in food processor) - grated carrot, oil, brown sugar, honey, vanilla, and beaten eggs.
  3. Add all dry ingredients, including the Sweet Spice, and mix into the carrot mixture.
  4. Spoon into loaf tin.
  5. Bake at 160°C for 1 hour.
  6. For icing, mix ingredients together and spread over cake (once cake cooled).
  7. Sprinkle with a touch of Sweet Spice blend.

We also have an amazing recipe for Carrot Cake Cup Cakes.

Other Sweet Spice baking recipes include Gingerbread Man CookiesFruit Loaf, a delicious Apple Tart, Carrot Cake or Oaty Biscuits.

You can also use this blend in delicious Mulled Cider or even to make sugar syrup for Cocktails!

Love our Sweet Spice?  You can also use this in savoury dishes - try mixing with maple syrup and using as a glaze on your Roast Ham or try our Afghan Curry Recipe, Christmas Bread Sauce or Chicken Shawarma recipes.

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