Spicy, sweet, and easy to make! With the warm aromas of cinnamon, mixed spice, vanilla, nutmeg and brown sugar, the lowly carrot becomes the central ingredient in this crowd-pleasing dessert.
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Jamaican Carrot Cake Recipe

Jamaican Carrot Cake Recipe

Spicy, sweet, and easy to make! With the warm aromas of cinnamon, mixed spice, vanilla, nutmeg and brown sugar, the lowly carrot becomes the central ingredient in this crowd-pleasing dessert.

INGREDIENTS :

  • 3 cups of shredded raw carrots
  • 4 beaten eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cinnamon
  • 3/4 nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Icing (Optional)

METHOD:

  1. Combine carrot and sugar and mix
  2. Add beaten egg, then oil and vanilla and mix well
  3. Combine and sift together the flour, cinnamon, spices, nutmeg, mixed spice, baking soda, and salt
  4. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture
  5. Pour into the greased baking container
  6. Bake for 40 minutes at 350F
  7. Serve warm (Icing optional)

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