Carrot and Ginger loaf with Cream Cheese frosting.
4oz plain flour
4oz wholemeal flour
2 tspn ginger
1 tspn cinnaon
1 tspn bicarbonate of soda
4 oz butter
6oz black treacle
1 oz sugar
1 med carrot grated
zest and juice of half an orange
2 med eggs beaten
In a pan gently heat the sugar,butter,treacle and molasses, and orange.
Combine the flours,bicarb,spices and carrot
Add the wet ingredients to the dry. Add the eggs.
Mix all really well, turn into a buttered loaf tin.
Bake gas mark 4 till firm but springy, approx 1 hr ...to ...1 and 1/4 hours.
Top with cream cheese frosting
8oz icing sugar
4oz philadelphia cheese
juice of half an orange