Carrot Cake Recipe

Relish this easy to bake and prepare carrot cake made of mixed spices, walnuts and coconut.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 2/3 cup broken and chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 2 1/2 cup grated carrots
  • 3 tsp mixed spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 2 tsp of orange juice

How to make carrot cake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 150 degrees C.
  2. In a pan mix nicely the all purpose flour, mixed spices, baking soda, brown sugar, desiccated coconut and chopped walnuts.
  3. In a separate pan melt the butter and add the golden raisins, carrots and orange juice.
    Stir it nicely and pour it on top of the dry ingredients.
  4. Now add the beaten eggs to the mixture and mix it thoroughly.
  5. Prepare a loaf tin by oiling the base and the sides, pour this prepared mixture into the tin and bake the cake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of it comes out clean.