Sunday 18 July 2010

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
2oz molasses
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 ...1 and 1/4 hours.

Top with cream cheese frosting

4oz butter
8oz icing sugar
4oz philadelphia cheese
juice of half an orange


  1. Mhmmmmm this looks sooo delicious! Now that it has cooled down I might bake something too - at 37 deg C you don't want to be baking believe me! Would you mind sending me your address to my email ( so I can send you that jeans for your bags?

  2. God that looks good! Going to try and get your jeans out to you this week. x

  3. This looks and sounds wonderful ...will have to wait to bake it until I've given up on the diet ...or lost several stone ...ah did you see the pink pigs fly past just then xx

  4. Ooohhhh yumsville!!! Going to jot that recipe down now...looks delicious!!xx

  5. Mmm looks good enough to eat hehe; it looks absolutely scrumptious :-)
    Anne xx

  6. oh Darcy - I was gonna paint - now I have to bake...

  7. Hi Darcy, thanks for the lovely comments on my altered book. The corner pieces are tim holtz.


  8. Spotted that recipe on my first flypast and popped back to pinch it. Thanks Darcy-love carrot cake and this is extra spesh. Hugs BettyXXX

  9. OMG! Just spotted this! You evil wicked woman! You did this deliberately to sabotage my weightloss and now I will blame my imminent gain squarely on YOU! Ohhhh carrot cake! Come to Mama!