Carrot cake muffins


Makes 6 deep cupcakes or one small cake

  • 65g tinned crushed pineapple, mixed with its juice
  • 50ml veg oil
  • 1 medium egg
  • 70g brown sugar
  • 10g sultanas, pre-soaked in a few drops of orange juice
  • A few drops of vanilla essence
  • Zest of half an orange
  • 90g finely grated carrot (from 1 large, peeled carrot)
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • Half tsp ground ginger
  • Half tsp cinnamon
  • Half tsp bicarbonate of soda mixed with a few drops orange juice
  • 80g self-raising flour

For the frosting

  • 45g unsalted butter, softened (out of the fridge a few hours in advance)
  • 45g full fat cream cheese
  • 45g icing sugar
  • Juice of a quarter of a lime

Carrot cake (click here for printable link)

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