Spiced carrot cake


Makes a delicious cake that stays fresh for days.

  • 125ml Softened butter
  • 250ml Labonté Clover honey
  • 2 Eggs
  • 500ml Grated carrots
  • 175ml Raisins
  • 125ml Chopped nuts
  • 50ml Orange juice
  • 10ml Vanilla Extract
  • 250ml All purpose flour
  • 10ml Baking powder
  • 7ml Ground cinnamon
  • 5ml Baking Soda
  • 2ml Salt
  • 2ml Ground ginger
  • 1ml Ground nutmeg
  • 250ml Whole wheat flour


  • In the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream butter until light and fluffy.
  • Add honey a little at a time.
  • Beat until well blended.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • In a smaller bowl, mix together carrots, raisins, nuts, orange juice and vanilla extract.
  • Let stand.
  • Combine all purpose and whole wheat flour, baking powder, soda, cinnamon, salt, ginger and nutmeg.
  • Alternatively add small amounts or dry ingredients and carrot mixture to liquid ingredients
  • Make sure you start and end with the dry ingredients.
  • Pour batter into a 33cm x 23cm x 5 cm buttered cake pan.
  • Preheat oven to 350oF.
  • Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and cool on a rack for 10 minutes.
  • If desired, remove from pan and let cool completely before eating.
  • Cut cake into squares.
  • For a special touch, serve with honey, orange cream cheese sauce.
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