Carrot and fruit cake


Preparation info

  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      55 min

Appears in

Lucy's Food: Minimum Effort, Maximum Impact!

Lucy's Food

By Lucy Cufflin

Published 2013

  • About

Grate the carrot finely and it will disappear into the cake, grate it coarsely and you will see the pieces in the cake when it is baked – either way it is lovely and a great cake for making ahead as it tastes better 3–4 days after it is made.


  • 125 g butter
  • 175 g carrot, finely grated
  • 150 g</


  1. Cut a 30cm diameter circle from the baking parchment and push into the tin, folding the edges to make it fit.
  2. Place the butter, carrot, raisins, honey and sugar in a saucepan and heat through until melted, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from the heat, add the egg and flour and mix until all the ingredients are combined.
  4. Pour into the tin and