Although I used to abhor desiccated coconut on the luridly coloured little cakes we had for tea at school, I later discovered that its use in baking need not always be scorned.
The tropical island of Bali is the last place you would expect to find carrot cake, but in
Put the caster sugar and honey into a bowl, add the sunflower oil and whisk until well mixed. Whisk in the eggs one at a time until amalgamated. Continue whisking until the mixture is pale and frothy. Mix the spice and salt into the flour and then whisk the flour into the egg mixture
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