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Carrot and Mixed Seed Cake

Prep Time:

30 minutes

Cook Time:

50 minutes


8 Servings




  • 175g butter

  • 175g dark brown sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • zest of one orange

  • 175g white flour

  • 100g of mixed seeds

  • 7g baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon-nutmeg, ground coriander, ground clove, salt

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 180g grated carrot

  • 120g raisins (soak for 24 hrs in (100 ml rum)


  1. with the exception of the soaked raisins and grated carrots, add all the ingredients into a mixing bowl and beat until smooth

  2. drain the raisons (save the rum), mix with the grated carrots

  3. stir into the cake mix

  4. place in a 20 x 15 cm baking tin

  5. bake at 155oC for 50 minutes or until the center of the cake is 95oC

  6. once out of the oven pour over the rum soaking liquer

  7. allow to cool

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