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Tropical Carrot Cake

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This is a cake that I make all the time. It is simple to make (I actually got the recipe from a kiddies cookbook) and tastes delicious!


Serves: 6

For the Cake

  • 1½ cups carrots
  • 15 ounces crushed pineapple
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 2 cups self-raising whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup oil (any tasteless oil will do)
  • 3 lightly beaten eggs
  • ⅔ cup superfine sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

For the Topping

  • 9 ounces cream cheese (any)
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • ½ cup sifted confectioners' sugar


Tropical Carrot Cake is a community recipe submitted by Mojo and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 180oC/gas mark 4.
  • Grease and line a 25 x 15cm loaf tin.
  • Put all the cake ingredients (carrot, pineapple, rind, flour, oil, eggs, sugar & spices) into a large bowl and mix well with a fork. Spread evenly in the tin and bake for 55 minutes.
  • Turn cake out onto a wire rack and leave to cool.
  • To make the topping: Put the cheese, rind & confectioners' sugar into a bowl. Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Spread topping onto carrot loaf. Easy and tasty!
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