Thursday, February 3, 2011
Orange Carrot Fruit Cake
100g Canola/sunflower oil
110g castor sugar
50ml freshly squeezed orange juice
Grated rind of one orange
110g grated carrot
30g dried cranberries
25g chopped dried apricots
25g chopped walnuts120g self raising flour
1/4tsp bicarbonate of soda
Grease, line and frease a 20 x 7.5cm loaf pan and prehat oven to 175 degree C
Sift flour and bicarbonate of soda to a mixing bowl.
Combine canola oil, sugar, eggs, fruit juice and orange rind in a measuring cup. Stir until sugar dissolves. Pour mixture into the flour and add carrot, all the fruits and nuts. Use a wooden spoon to stir until well blended.
Transfer batter into prepared loaf pan anad bake for 35-40 minutes or until cooked through when tested with a wooden skewer.