Chocolate Carrot Cake Slice

Residents enjoyed a delicious chocolate carrot cake slice for our Easter morning tea. Try the recipe for yourself.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Total cooking time: 40 minutes
Makes a 30 x 20 cm  (12 x 8 inches) cake

Ingredients

1 cup oil
3 eggs
1 cup self-raising flour, sifted
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 cup dark chocolate
2 cups grated carrot
1/3 cup (110g 3/2/3 oz) golden syrup

Topping

250g cream cheese
1/3 cup icing sugar
100g white chocolate, melted

Method

Preheat oven to moderate 180 degrees fan.  Brush tin with melted butter or oil.  Line base and sides with baking paper.

  1. Place oil, eggs and sugar in a large bowl.  Whisk until well combined.  Add flour, soda, cinnamon and cocoa; fold in chocolate and stir until combined.
  2. Stir in carrot and syrup until smooth.  Pour into tin; smooth surface.  Bake 40 minutes or until skewer comes out clear if inserted in centre.  Cool; spread with Topping.  Decorate if desired.
  3. TO MAKE TOPPING: Using electric beaters, beat cream cheese and sugar until creamy.  Add chocolate; beat until light and fluffy.

 

 

 

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