Forget banana bread, this 4-ingredient carrot cake recipe is the new iso craze you need to know about.
“I just made this OMG”
Contributor, Practical Parenting / April 04 2023
Home bakers across the nation have gone crazy over homemade scones and banana bread, some even making bread in their slow cookers!
Now the latest craze to kick off is carrot cake, it’s a good way to use up carrots in the fridge and also get some sneaky veg into the kids.
Shared on a home budgeting page, the 4-ingredient carrot cake recipe has gone viral.
It’s quick, easy and the kids will love it.
2 cups self-raising flour
2 cups of grated carrots
1 tin of condensed milk
100gms of pecan nuts (or walnuts)
*note, you can also add a small handful of sultanas
Combine all ingredients
Pour into a lined loaf tin
Bake for 45 minutes at 180C for around 45 minutes.
Cream cheese icing
60g softened butter
500g sifted icing sugar
250g cream cheese
80ml lemon juice
Using a mixer or handheld mixer beat the cream cheese until smooth.
Add the softened butter and beat for 30-60 seconds until smooth and well combined.
Add lemon juice and sifted icing sugar and continue to mix until fully combined.
Ice cake once fully cooled.
Eliza Scanlan is a contributor with Practical Parenting. Eliza has written for several digital titles including New Idea Food and New Idea, with a passion for consumer and shopping news. Eliza is also a contributor for the Trolley Watch and The Flawsome Mum podcasts. In her spare time, Eliza loves watching Netflix and tending to her horses.