Luxury Carrot Cake

Serves: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes

  • 3 Large Carrots, grated
  • 200 ml of Hellmann's Original Mayonnaise
  • 175 g of Self-Rising Flour
  • 115 g of Cake Flour, sieved
  • 1 tsp. (5 ml) of Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 350 g of Caster Sugar
  • 4 Medium Eggs
  • 50 g of Walnuts, chopped (optional)


  • 2 tsp. (10 ml) of Robertsons cinnamon
  • 175 g of Cream Cheese
  • Zest of Half of a Lemon
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 ml) of Icing Sugar (to taste)
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 170°C for 50 to 60 minutes.
  2. Place all of the cake ingredients into a mixing bowl and beat together until well mixed.
  3. Spoon into a greased and lined 22 cm round cake tin and bake in the oven for 35 mins, or until the cake is cooked through.
  4. Remove from the oven, let it sit in the tin for 10 minutes, and then leave it to cool on a wire tray. 
  5. Mix all of the icing ingredients together and spread it over the cold cake.
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