a rather pleasing carrot cake with lime mascarpone icing


• 11⁄4 cups unsalted butter, softened

• 2 cups light brown soft sugar

• 5 large free-range or organic eggs,

• zest and juice of 1 orange

• 11⁄2 cups self-raising flour, sifted
1 slightly heaped teaspoon baking

• 1 cup ground almonds

• 4oz shelled walnuts, chopped, plus
a handful for serving

1 heaped teaspoon ground

• a pinch of ground cloves

• a pinch of ground nutmeg

• 1⁄2 teaspoon ground ginger 10oz carrots, peeled and coarsely grated

sea salt

• for the lime mascarpone icing

• 4oz mascarpone cheese

• 8oz full-fat cream cheese

• 1 scant cup powdered sugar, sifted zest and juice of 2 limes


This Carrot Cake Is An Exceedingly Good Cake Made All The More Pleasing By The Twist Of Lime Mascarpone Icing. It’s Delicious, It Works And It’s Better Than Any Other Carrot Cake I’ve Tried. I Would Normally Bake This In A Square Or Round Cake Pan, But Fo

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