Rich’s Famous Carrot Cake

For best results, Rich recommends making this cake with love, care and attention while listening to Something Understood and thinking of those dearest to your heart. ❤️

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Rich's Famous Carrot Cake
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Messy Bowl
  • 200g carrot, hand-grated
  • 4 egg-shaped eggs, beaten
  • 250ml sunflower oil
  • 3cm³ ginger, grated
  • A bit of lemon rind, grated
  • Fistful of walnuts, finely chopped
Powdery Bowl
  • 300g plain flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 200g brown suger
The Topping
  • 225 gr cream cheese (Philadelphia or supermarket-own-brand-equivalent)
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • Lemon rind, grated
The dough
  1. Chuck the contents of Messy Bowl into Powdery Bowl and fold till you're left with a uniform blob of semi-runny stuff.
  2. Dollop it in a tin.
  3. Bake at 150ºC for roughly 1h15m. (You did pre-heat the oven, right?)
The Topping
  1. Beat the crap out of the cream cheese, honey and lemon rind for a minute or so.
  2. Schmear onto cake.
Serving instructions
  1. Best served chilled (the cake, not you).