Moist carrot walnut cake

This is a family recipe, passed down and never forgotten. If you want to bake a moist carrot cake that just melts in your mouth, then this is the recipe for you!

Bake it for any family occasions or even for a treat with your tea or coffee of an afternoon.


  • 1 1/2 cups finely grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 cup wholemeal plain flour
  • 1 tsp bi-carb soda
  • 1/2 tsp mixed spice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Lemon icing


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  1. Combine eggs, sugar, oil, vanilla and sifted dry ingredients in large bowl
  2. Beat at low speed until smooth
  3. Stir in carrots and nuts, mixxing well
  4. Place into a well greased ring tin
  5. Bake in moderate (180 degrees) oven for 45-50 minutes
  6. Allow to stand for five minutes before turning out
  7. Ice with lemon icing




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