Alan`s Carrot Cake

Preparation Time: 8 mins approx
Notes: This cake is so moist and is great served cold, however it also works so well as a dessert, served warm with a little brandy sabayon !

Macadamia nut oil is available from Available from


175g Self Raising Flour
175ml Macadamia nut oil

175g Brown sugar

1 tsp Baking Powder

3 Duck eggs

150g Grated Carrot

100 g Raisins

1tsp fresh grated ginger

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4tsp fresh grated Nutmeg

Pre-heat the oven to 180 dgrs

1/ Using an electric whisk, whisk together the sugar and eggs until pale and creamy

2/ Add the oil in a stream as you continualy whisk.

3/ Add the carrot, ginger,raisins,nutmeg and fold together with a spoon.

 4/Siev together the Baking Powder and flour and add to the eggs mix , folding in gently taking care not to overmix.

The batter should be fairly free flowing in consistancy.

Place ( poor) into a non stick  lightlyoiled loaf tin or a lined  tin .

Place into the pre-heated oven for approx 40 mins

(Test using a skewer and cook until it comes out clean and clear).

Leave to cool for 5 mins then turn out onto a cooling wire.
Serves: approx 6 - 8 portinons
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