Dark gooey carrot cake needed

cary10, May 27, 6:15am
Do anyone have a recipe for a dark gooey carrot cake needed please.

petal1955, May 27, 8:01pm
Here are a couple of recipes...both of them yummo!!!!

CARROT CAKE

1 Cup Wholemeal Flour
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
½ teaspoon Baking Soda
½ teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon of Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Mixed Spice
1 teaspoon Ground Cloves
1 teaspoon Nutmeg
2 tablespoons Diced Dried Apricot
1 tablespoon Pumpkin Seeds
¾ cup of Brown Sugar
2 eggs
1/3 cup oil ( I used olive)
½ teaspoon Vanilla essence
1 cup Grated Carrot
120grms Crushed Pineapple (Drained)

Pre heat ovento 175 degrees C
Mix all together and cook in 8” round tin for 35 minutesat 175 degrees C

When cold ice with cream cheese icing

2 cups Icing Sugar
1 Tablespoon of Lemon Juice
1 Tablespoon of melted butter
125 grms Cream Cheese (Traditional) don’t use spreadable as the icing will not set.

Mix together and decorate with finely chopped Dried Apricot and Pumpkin Seeds.

Motueka Grain & Grape Carrot Cake

(CAFE now called The Mooring)

2 Cups of wholemeal Flour
2 Cups of sugar
2 tspn of Mixed spice
2 tspn Cinnamon
2 tspn of Baking Soda
2 Cups of sugar
1 Cup of Walnuts
1/2 Cup of Pumpkin seeds
1 Cup of Sultanas
1 Cup of chopped up dried Apricots
750gm Grated Carrots
1 & 1/2 Cups oil
4 eggs
2 tspn Vanilla
Mix all the ingredients together except the ones above, (carrots oil eggs vanilla) add grated carrots, mix well whisk up 1 1/2 Cups oils with the 4 eggs add the vanilla, then Fold Carefully into the dry ingredients DO NOT OVER MIX
Bake at 170oc for up to 2 hours keep an eye on it,
Dont forget to line the tin, makes 1 large cake

Icing
1/2 block philadelphia cream cheese, not lowfat, not easy spread, chopped. 50g butter, melted. Mash together till blended (will be a bit lumpy). Add icing sugar to taste, and beat until icing is fluffy (I don't measure, but the texture will be good, and it won't be overly sweet. Then add juice of one very fresh lemon and 1/2 tsp vanilla. Hmmmm. could actually be the same as the Edmonds one... *blush*

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