This carrot cake with chocolate icing is a tasty and delicious treat perfect for breakfast or tea time. Make it at home with this easy recipe.
Super moist and super flavorful! Be warned: you’re going to fall in love with this cake.

Recipe Details:

Region: Italy
Course: Cake
Serving: 4
Cook. time: 45-50 minutes
Prep. time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

  • 250 ml vegetable oil
  • 400 g caster sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 300 g plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

Chocolate icing

  • 250 ml milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 100 g cooking chocolate

Preheat oven to 180 °C / Gas 4. Grease and flour a medium size cake tin (20x30cm).
In a blender or food processor combine the oil, sugar, eggs and carrots. Blend until smooth.
Pour carrot mixture into a bowl and sift in the flour and baking powder.
Mix well with a wooden spoon. Pour the cake mixture into the prepared cake tin.
Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes. Let cool, remove from tin and ice.

Chocolate icing

Bring all ingredients to the boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Lower the heat and cook for another 5 minutes, until the mixture thickens.
Allow the icing to cool slightly, then pour over the cooled cake.