Oven Baked Fruity Carrot Cake

2013-06-17
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h

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Oven baked fruity carrot cake. Very tasty dessert baked in halogen (turbo) oven.

Ingredients

  • 3 carrots,grated
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 11 oz (330 ml) water
  • 2½ oz(75 g) dates,chopped
  • 3 oz (90 g) raisins
  • 4 oz (120 g) butter
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 pound (480 g) self-raising flour
  • 2½ oz(75 g) chopped nuts
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • zest of 1/2 a lemon

Method

Step 1

In a large saucepan,combine the carrots,sugar,water and dried fruit. Boil for about 2-3 minutes.

Step 2

Add the butter,cinnamon and ground coriander. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely(very important step!)

Step 3

Once completely cooled add the flour and baking powder. Add the nuts,lemon zest and mix well.

Step 4

Set turbo oven temperature to 356°F(180°C).

Step 5

Place the cake mixture into a lined cake tin. Arrange on the low rack of halogen oven. Bake for 30 minutes.

Step 6

Reduce the temperature to 300°F(150°C) and bake for additional 30 minutes. Turn out oven baked fruity carrot cake onto cooling rack. Serve as is or top with icing.

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