Lighter Spiced Carrot Cake

 

All the joy of baking with healthier results! This traybake uses sweet potato for natural sweetness and lower fat frosting

What you will need

125ml rapeseed oil, plus a little extra for greasing Rapeseed oil If you want a light alternative to other cooking oils, rapeseed is a great choice and has…

300g wholemeal flour

2 tsp baking powder Baking powder bay-king pow-dah Baking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda Bicarbonate of soda Bicarbonate of soda, or baking soda, is an alkali which is used to raise soda breads and full-…

1 tbsp mixed spice

100g dark soft brown sugar

140g carrot, grated Carrot ka-rot The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

140g sweet potato, peeled and grated Sweet potato sweet po-tate-toe Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…

200g sultana

2 large eggs

4 tbsp agave syrup Agave syrup Agave syrup (also known as agave nectar) is a naturally occurring sweetener similar in…

juice 2 oranges Orange or-ange One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

200g Quark Quark kwark This is a soft, smooth curd cheese with a refreshingly light acidity. It ranges from low-fat…

50g fromage frais

3 tbsp icing sugar, sifted

zest 1 orange Orange or-ange One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

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