Carrot Walnut Cake

Carrot walnut cake
(Serves 4)


1¼ cups sugar
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 cup chopped walnuts
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
3 cups shredded carrots
¾ cup olive oil
½ cup orange juice
1 cup raisins

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350°F/180°C.
  2. Mix by hand (not mixer): sugar, flour, cinnamon, walnuts, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add carrots, oil, orange juice and raisins, mixing well between additions.
  4. Grease cake pan with oil. Put batter in and bake for 45 minutes.