Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Nutrition: Per serving
198 Kcal Fat
A carrot cake that has no added fat! Developed by HEART UK Ambassador Emma Broome of Life Acrobat
60g demerara sugar
2 large eggs
175g self raising flour
1tsp baking powder
200g grated carrot
25g chopped walnuts
Juice and zest of one orange
Pre-heat the oven to 170C fan/ 340F.
Using baking paper, line an 18cm cake tin with baking paper.
Firstly beat the sugar and eggs together until pale yellow and have reached a smooth consistency.
Add the flour and baking powder, then mix together.
Next add the grated carrot, raisins, walnuts, orange juice & zest. Mix again.
Pour into the prepared baking tin and bake for 30 minutes.
Check after 20 minutes by sticking a cocktail stick or knife into the centre. If it comes out clean it is ready.
Let it cool for a few minutes then turn onto a wire wrack to finish cooling