Quick Carrot Cake

The carrot cake is delicious, has an amazing texture, and it is very easy to make!

  • Baking tin (the quantities are for 20cm * 30cm rectangular tin);
  • Kitchen scale;
  • Mixing bowl;
  • Food processor with a grating function (or a hand grater).
  • 250g butter;
  • 4 eggs;
  • 340g sugar (the regular one will do, but dark brown sugar is wonderful);
  • 400g self-raising flour;
  • 400g grated carrots;
  • a pinch of salt.
  • Up to 250g raisins/sultanas/candied orange peel (optional);
  • Cardamom, nutmeg (optional).
  1. Peel and grate carrots;
  2. Pre-heat the oven at 190C;
  3. Melt butter;
  4. Sift flour in a bowl, add sugar and a pinch of salt, and mix well; Add grated carrots and mix again;
  5. Mix eggs with melted butter, then add the mixture to the bowl with flour etc., and mix so that the batter becomes homogeneous,;
  6. Add raisins/sultanas/candied orange peel;
  7. Put batter in the baking tin;
  8. Bake at 190C for 45 minutes.

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