Well, not really technical, here’s my favourite carrot cake recipe. I had to phone my grandma to get the recipe recently, and decided to share it..
6fl oz/ 180ml sunflower oil
8 oz/230g Soft brown sugar
5 oz/141g plain flour (wholemeal for preference)
5 oz/141g grated carrot
2 large eggs
2 oz/56g chopped walnuts (or chopped mixed nuts)
1tsp/5ml ground nutmeg (or mixed spice if you like it more cinnamony)
1tsp/5ml bicarbonate of soda
Whisk together oil and sugar until smooth
Whisk in eggs.
Mix cinnamon,nutmeg, bicarbonate and flour together
Add flour mix to the liquid mixture.
Beat in carrots and nuts until evenly combined
Bake in 7″ round baking tin for 1 hour at 350f/Gas Mark 4/180 c