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CARROT CAKE

What's better than a carrot? CAKE What's better than a carrot cake? BIGGER CARROT CAKE!! Yep, we've made a giant carrot cake in the shape of a carrot because... Well, why not?! Plus we left all the nice cooking sounds in for you...!!

INGREDIENTS

STEP-BY-STEP-GUIDE

PREHEAT THE OVEN

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

SOAK THE SULTANAS

Soak sultanas in the juice from the orange.

MIX TOGETHER

Sieve flours, soda, spices and salt into bowl. Pour in the eggs, sugar and oil then mix well.

FOLD

Fold in the grated carrot, walnuts, sultanas and remaining orange juice.

BAKE

Pour into a greased and lined 900g loaf tin and bake for 50 minutes. Repeat to make a second. Cool in tin for 5 minutes before turning out onto wire rack to cool completely.

BEAT TOGETHER

Beat the cream cheese, icing sugar and marmalade together. Sandwich one cake on top of the other with some cream cheese.

SHAPE

Cut and shape the cake into a carrot. Cover the shaped cake with the marmalade frosting.

ADD THE FONDANT ICING

Colour the fondant icing to a carrot colour, leaving a small piece back to turn green. Roll on a surface lightly dusted with icing sugar. Lay over the cake, press it in and brush with hot marmalade to get a shine.

DECORATE

Score the carrot with knife to create rings and decorate with a green fondant top Makes 1 huge carrot cake!