Gluten Free Walnut and Carrot Cake Recipe

Ingredients:

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1 ½ cups Gluten free Self Raising flour (I used Orgran brand)
1 level teaspoon cinnamon
1 level teaspoon nutmeg
¾ cup dried Raisins
¾ cup Walnuts
½ cup Naturally Sweet Xylitol
3 grated carrots (about 340 grams)
3 lightly beaten eggs
¼ cup Greek yoghurt (for those intolerant to milk use Sheep’s Yoghurt)
125 ml Rice Bran Oil

Orange Frosting
Grated rind of 1 orange
75 grams cream cheese ( I used a brand called Tofutti –a soya based one)
20 grams Milk free margarine (I used Nutlex brand)
1 ½ cups Naturally Sweet Xylitol Icing sugar

Method:

Preheat oven to 150 C. fan forced and grease a 20 cm round ring cake tin
Mix well all dry ingredients in a large bowl
Add the grated carrots
In a separated bowl combine well all the wet ingredients
Add tp dry mixture Mixing well
Place into ring cake tin and place into oven
Bake for approx 45 minutes or till cooked
Cook on rack and when cool
Ice

Icing
Cream all ingredients until light and fluffy.
Spread onto cake and enjoy!!

Recipe courtesy of Sue L Gold Coast

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