Carrot cake delights with cinnamon frosting

Who can resist carrot cake? Especially when its coated in extra delicious snow white frosting... With Christmas less than 2 weeks away this easy one bowl recipe is a must for any Christmas party! I've made the recipe for a big family gathering but of course you can alter the quantity if you are baking for a smaller group. Enjoy & Merry Christmas! 

Ingredients - 

2 cups sugar 

1 & 1/2 cups veg oil

3 cups grated carrots (to help you see in the dark, hehe)

4 eggs

1/2 cup walnuts

3 cups flour

2tsp baking powder

2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 cup cold water

 

Frosting ingredients -

6tbsp cream cheese

25grams softened butter

2 cups icing sugar

1 tsp lemon juice

pinch of ground cinnamon

 

Preparation Method - 

Prep time - 10mins

Bake time - 35-45 mins

Serves - 10

 

Method - 

1.) Simply pour all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix well for 3mins

2.) Pour mixture evenly into cupcake cases or into a baking tray if you prefer slices 

3.) Bake at 350c (gas mark 5) for 35-45 mins depending on your oven

4.) Remove from the oven & allow to cool

.) Mix the frosting ingredients until smooth

6.) Spread the frosting over the cooled cakes & decorate with walnuts or almonds