My famous Carrot Cakes

carrotcakeWhen I host a Dayspa experience the lunch often ends with these scrumptious little carrot cakes which my clients often rave about and request the recipe.

My famous Carrot cake Recipe;

1/2 orange ( do not peel)
3 eggs
1 cup sugar and a squirt of Stevia. ( 1 1/2 cups sugar in Fernz recipe)
1 cup ricebran oil or similar
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 cups self raising flour
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups grated carrot
3/4 cup crushed pineapple drained

Preheat oven to 180 degees C
Lightly grease muffin pans or cupcake cases
Chop orange , discarding pips. Place flesh and skin in food processor and process until well mixed.
Beat eggs, add sugar, oil and vanilla and beat until creamy.
Sift in combined flour,cinnamon and salt. Whisk until lightly combined.
Add carrot, orange and pineapple.
Bake for 25 to 35 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.
Cool on wire rack.
When cold ice with cream cheese icing and garnish with pumpkin seeds and diced apricot.

About Diane Belz
Diane is a Massage Therapist in Tauranga, with a firm flowing style of massage, combining Swedish massage, acupressure, reflexology and polarity therapy.

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