Orange Frosted Carrot Cake.


225g self-raising flour
1/2 teaspoon ground mixed spice 150g dark soft brown sugar
2 medium eggs
150g grated carrots
150g/ml corn or sunflower oil
2 tablespoon milk

50g butter
2 tablespoon orange juice
Grated rind of half an orange
225g icing sugar

Heat oven to 180C 160C fan 350F Gas mark 4
Grease and line the base of approx 28 x 18cm tin or a brownie tin
Place flour and mixed spice in a large bowl and mix
Stir in sugar and carrots
Make a well in centre and add the eggs, oil and milk
Beat well with a wooden spoon until well blended
Place in prepared tin and bake for approx 40 minutes
Turn out from the tin and cool on a wire rack

Melt the butter, orange juice and rind in a saucepan.
Beat in the icing sugar until smooth and swirl over the cake
Cut into squares and serve