Lentil Carrot CakeA Delicious Healthy Dessert That Tastes Totally 'Nutty"

Lentil Carrot Cake is a delicious and nutritious recipe that is perfect for picky eaters and loves to eat desserts. Just by looking at it people would drool over just to taste this scrumptious cake. The Lentil Carrot Cake is…

Lentil Carrot Cake is a delicious and nutritious recipe that is perfect for picky eaters and loves to eat desserts.

Just by looking at it people would drool over just to taste this scrumptious cake.

The Lentil Carrot Cake is a perfect centrepiece for any occasion and every everyone will definitely enjoy having a piece of it.

Try out this awesome recipe for your next family gathering.

Lentil Carrot Cake

serves
8
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
12
difficulty
Medium
rating (click to rate)
4.9 based on 4 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Water to boil lentils in
  • 1/3 cup Tinned Lentils
  • 1/2 cup Sugar, Castor
  • 75 grams Butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Golden Syrup Or Treacle
  • 1 1/2 cups Flour Self-Raising
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup Sultanas
  • 2 Carrots grated


Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Bring lentils to the boil, simmer uncovered until tender, drain well.
  3. Cream butter and sugar, add treacle, mix well. Add eggs and beat well.
  4. Stir in carrots, lentil, sultanas, sifted flour and spices, mix well.
  5. Spread mixture in prepared loaf pan 15 x 25cm.
  6. Bake in moderate oven for about 1 hour.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • I have used gluten free flour but found i needed to add a little more liquid - depends what mix of flour you use I think.
  • I don't always ice it but if I do I use the basic cream cheese icing.  For a cream cheese icing recipe, click here!

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