Carrot Cake with Chestnut Cream

The finale of The Great British Bake Off saw a fantastic series come to an end as Crystelle, Giuseppe and Chigs fought it out over the final 3 bakes to win the series. The bakers had to make their signature carrot cake, technical Belgian buns and a showstopping tea party display with a Mad Hatter…

Carrot Cupcakes with Lemon Icing

Carrot cake is one of my favourite cakes, with the natural sweetness of the carrot working with the spice and the tanginess of the cream cheese frosting. This vegetable cake is incredibly light and moist because of the use of oil instead of just margarine, allowing more air to be incorporated. Although the classic carrot…