Clodagh McKenna orange blossom carrot cake with walnuts and American frosting recipe on This Morning

Clodagh McKenna served up a delicious orange blossom carrot cake with vegetable oil, walnuts American frosting on This Morning.

The ingredients are: 3 medium free-range eggs , 140ml vegetable oil, plus extra for greasing , 225g soft light brown sugar , 1 tsp ground cinnamon , 1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg , 350g grated carrots (grated weight) , 100g golden raisins , 100g walnuts, chopped , 200g self-raising flour and 1⁄2 tsp bicarbonate of soda.

For the orange-blossom icing: 300g cream cheese, chilled , 70g unsalted butter, at room temperature , 300g icing sugar, sifted , 2 tsp orange blossom water and Zest of 1 orange, plus extra to decorate (optional).

See recipes by Clodagh in her book titled : Clodagh’s Weeknight Kitchen: Easy & exciting dishes to liven up your recipe repertoire available from Amazon now.

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