This classical British carrot cake recipe is one of the popular culinary trademarks of the UK. Root vegetables, rhubarb and beans are the old basis of the British cuisine. And carrot is one of the most popular root vegetables.

You won’t need any exotic ingredients for this recipe; as for kitchen utensils – you’ll need only a blender and a couple of bowls.

British Carrot Cake Recipe
Recipe Type: Baking
Cuisine: British Cuisine
  • Flour – 200 g
  • Cinnamon – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Soda – 1 teaspoon
  • Carrot (one big) – 259 g
  • Sugar – 200 g
  • Olive oil (or another type of oil) – 150 ml
  • 2 Eggs
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 Orange
  1. Heat up an oven to 170°С (338°F).
  2. Combine dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, soda and cinnamon.
  3. Peel and grate the carrot, combine with half of flour-cinnamon mixture.
  4. In a separate bowl, whip sugar with olive oil in a blender until thoroughly combined.
  5. Add egg, pinch of salt and the remaining flour.
  6. Whip.
  7. Add carrot mixture and the remaining egg, and once again whip thoroughly with blender.
  8. Cover casserole dish with butter.
  9. Pour dough into it and put in the oven, bake for 30-50 minutes, depending on the casserole dish.
  10. Check the condition with a wooden pick.

Anastasiya Holoborodko, Food journalist, Blogger