How to Make My Wife's Carrot & Walnut Cake

My wife's Carrot and Walnut cake with lemon icing is awesome! I can smash half a cake in one sitting. Yes I am a beast😉

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How to Make My Wife's Carrot & Walnut Cake Recipe
55 Steps
Ingredients
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1
Spray loaf tin with oil spray

Spray loaf tin with oil spray

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Line with grease proof paper

Line with grease proof paper

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3
Grate your carrots

Grate your carrots

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Until you get 300g

Until you get 300g

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Scale 250g walnuts

Scale 250g walnuts

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Chop them bad boys up

Chop them bad boys up

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Add to your grated carrots

Add to your grated carrots

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Get your flour

Get your flour

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Place in fine sieve

Place in fine sieve

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Add cinnamon

Add cinnamon

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Add baking powder

Add baking powder

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Add salt

Add salt

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Sieve and set aside

Sieve and set aside

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Add two whole eggs to your mixer

Add two whole eggs to your mixer

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Add 3/4 cup oil to eggs

Add 3/4 cup oil to eggs

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And the other bit

And the other bit

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Add 1tsp vanilla essence

Add 1tsp vanilla essence

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Scale your sugar

Scale your sugar

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Add your sugar

Add your sugar

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Add whisk attachment to mixer

Add whisk attachment to mixer

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And mix

And mix

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Like this

Like this

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Until like this

Until like this

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Change to paddle attachment

Change to paddle attachment

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Add flour mix

Add flour mix

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Mix in

Mix in

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Until it's like this then add walnuts and carrots

Until it's like this then add walnuts and carrots

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Like this

Like this

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Mix in until just comes together

Mix in until just comes together

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Like this

Like this

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Give it a wee turn to make sure you have all the bits from the bottom mixed in

Give it a wee turn to make sure you have all the bits from the bottom mixed in

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If the batter tastes good the cake will taste good!

If the batter tastes good the cake will taste good!

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Get your tin ready

Get your tin ready

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Add to tin

Add to tin

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Level the top out

Level the top out

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Bake on 180C for 1hr 15min. Turn around half way through. Turn oven down a little if the cake is colouring too fast

Bake on 180C for 1hr 15min. Turn around half way through. Turn oven down a little if the cake is colouring too fast

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Time for the lemon icing.  Scale icing sugar

Time for the lemon icing. Scale icing sugar

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Sieve into stand mixer bowl

Sieve into stand mixer bowl

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Scale butter

Scale butter

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Scale cream cheese

Scale cream cheese

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Add butter

Add butter

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Mix until all mixed in

Mix until all mixed in

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Zest one lemon

Zest one lemon

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Chop up cream cheese

Chop up cream cheese

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Add to icing sugar, butter mix

Add to icing sugar, butter mix

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Add lemon

Add lemon

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Mix well

Mix well

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Mix it baby

Mix it baby

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Until it's lovely like this

Until it's lovely like this

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Ta da!

Ta da!

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Remove cake from oven and allow to cool for a couple of hours

Remove cake from oven and allow to cool for a couple of hours

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When cool top with lemon icing

When cool top with lemon icing

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Like this, keep any extra in the fridge

Like this, keep any extra in the fridge

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Top with chopped walnuts

Top with chopped walnuts

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And there you have it lovely moist carrot and walnut cake with lemon icing

And there you have it lovely moist carrot and walnut cake with lemon icing

Ingredients

300 Grams Carrots 
250 Grams Walnuts chopped 
2 Free range eggs 
1 Cup Soft brown sugar 
¾ Cups Vegetable oil 
1 Teaspoon Ground cinnamon 
½ Teaspoons Salt 
1 Cup Flour 
1 Teaspoon Baking powder 
300 Grams Icing sugar 
125 Grams Cream cheese 
50 Grams Unsalted butter 
1 Zest of Lemon 
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