RecipesPanela Carrot Cake with Frosting

  • Serves 10
  • Prep time 20
  • Cook time 50
  • Sweet

    Carrot Cake

  • Frosting

  1. Preheat the oven to 180˚c, grease a 22cm cake tin and line it with baking paper.
  2. Whisk panela and oil until combined
  3. Add eggs one at a time and whisk well
  4. Sift flour, bicarbonate of soda and spices, and stir into the batter with a wooden spoon
  5. Add grated carrots, walnuts and coconut and stir to combine.
  6. Pour mixture into prepared tin.
  7. Bake for 50 minutes in the oven or until a skewer comes out clean from the centre. Once cooked, remove from tin and cool on a wire rack.
  8. Combine softened cream cheese, butter and icing sugar in a bowl. With electric beaters, mix until smooth.
  9. Once the cake has cooled, ice with cream cheese icing and top with chopped walnuts.