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Carrot Cake Tray Bake recipe

Carrot Cake Tray Bake Recipe

A delightful and moist carrot cake with delicious icing perfect for any gathering. This quick tray bake recipe is both easy to make and a delicious.





  • Step 1.

    Preheat your oven to 170°C (gas mark 3) and grease a large, deep baking tray.
  • Step 2.

    In a mixing bowl, combine the oil, eggs, sugar, spices, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  • Step 3.

    Stir in the grated carrots, sultanas and orange zest. Add the self-rising flour and mix until well combined.
  • Step 4.

    Pour the mixture into your prepared baking tray and bake for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  • Step 5.

    While the cake is baking, prepare the icing by slowly adding the orange juice to the icing sugar until desired consistency is achieved. Stir until smooth.
  • Step 6.

    Once the cake has cooled, drizzle the icing evenly over the top. Sprinkle over the chopped hazelnuts.
  • Step 7.

    Cut into squares and enjoy!


  1. 175 mlSunflower oil

  2. 3 Eggs

  3. 175 gLight muscovado sugar

  4. 1 tspGround nutmeg

  5. 1 tspGround cinnamon

  6. 1 tspVanilla extract

  7. 200 gCarrots, grated

  8. 100 gSultanas

  9. 1 tbspOrange zest

  10. 175 gSelf-rising flour

  11. 200 gIcing sugar

  12. 104 mlOrange Juice

  13. 50 gHazelnuts, chopped

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