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make a carrot cake with forgotten delights

meet georgie, founder of forgotten delights. georgie is a producer by day, and in her spare time she cooks her way through a 1968 recipe diary she found in a second-hand bureau. read on to make georgie's delicious carrot cake (we were lucky enough to have a slice over coffee when we went to visit!)
carrot cake
what you'll need for the sponge: 
175g Dark brown sugar 
2 Eggs 
150 ml Sunflower oil 
200g Wholemeal self raising flour 
3 Level teaspoons mixed spice 
200g Carrots 
110g Sultanas 
50g Desiccated coconut 
50g Pecan nuts
for the icing: 
250g Mascarpone 
250g Creme Fraiche 
1 x teaspoon cinnamon
1 x tablespoon caster sugar 
50g Pecan nuts 
1) mix together the eggs, sugar & oil 
2) add flour, spices & bi carbonate of soda 
3) split into two tins and bake for 30 mins at 180 

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