Carrot and Cinnamon Cake

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Possibly the best (and easiest) carrot cake in the world, and no need for that horrible sickly sweet icing

Preparation time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 60-80 mins

Serves: 8

Dietary guidance: v 


1/2lb (225g) wholemeal flour
1 tblspn cinnamon
1 tspn ground nutmeg
1/2 tblspn baking powder
4oz (110g) honey
4oz (110g) sugar
4oz (110g) butter or margarine
1/2lb (225g) peeled and finely grated carrots


Pre-heat oven to gas mark 3, 325F, 170C.
Mix flour, spices and baking powder together in a large bowl. Melt the honey, sugar and butter in a saucepan, then stir into the flour mixture.
Stir in grated carrots.
Put into a well greased 1lb (450g) loaf tin and bake for 60-80 mins until a knife skwers clean.
Leave in the tin for 10 minutes, and then turn out.


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