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Carrot Cake with Marula & Mongongo Nuts

Ingredients

For the cake:

  • 200g light or dark brown sugar
  • 180ml vegetable oil
  • 120g Greek yoghurt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 250g flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 260g very finely grated carrots
  • 1 cup marula and mongongo nuts (roasted)

For the frosting:

  • 1 tub cream cheese
  • 1 cup (125g) icing sugar
  • 4-6 tablespoons baobab powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Some marula and mongongo nuts to garnish

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