Berta's Boiled Carrot Cake

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recipe by Suvi Coffey

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 30mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    10
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    1758

Delicious carrot cake that pleases everyone. The carrots are boiled and pureed before adding into the batter.

recipe updated Oct 16, 2018

Ingredients

  • Icing sugar icon
    Icing sugar
    200g
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    500g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    29g
  • Cream cheese icon
    Cream cheese
    225g
  • Pastry flour icon
    Pastry flour
    245g
  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    204g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    10g
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    5g
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    10ml
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    240ml
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    150g
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    172g

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Loaf pan - 10"
  • kCook icon Cake plate
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat - 175°C
  2. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  3. Add icing sugar
  4. Add melted butter
  5. Add juice of lemon
  6. Add cream cheese
  7. Blend until smooth
  8. Refrigerate - approx 20 min
  9. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  10. Add sifted pastry flour
  11. Add sifted caster sugar
  12. Add sifted baking powder
  13. Add ground cinnamon
  14. Add vanilla extract
  15. Add vegetable oil
  16. Add beaten egg
  17. Mix
  18. Add cooked, puréed carrot
  19. Fold
  20. Transfer batter to loaf pan
  21. Bake - 50 min, 175°C
  22. Let rest - 10 min
  23. Turn out
  24. Frost
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