Carrot Tray Bake

carrot cake

What You Need:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 cups grated carrots
  • 100 gram pecan nuts 

Here’s How:

Combine eggs and sugar in a large mixing bowl and beat until very light and creamy. Beat in oil. Sift flour, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon and salt together and stir into mixture. Lastly stir in carrots and nuts. Pour mixture into a greased and lined deep 23×30 cm oven pan and bake at 180% C for 40 to 50 min or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.

Cool in pan 15 min before removing to a cooling rack to cool completely.Top with cream cheese icing and decorate with chopped pecan nuts if desired.


Cream Cheese Icing:

  • 125g thick cream cheese 
  • 80g butter, softened 
  • 1tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 cups icing sugar


Combine cream cheese and butter in a mixing bowl and beat well. Add vanilla essence and gradually beat in icing sugar until mixture is thick and fluffy.

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