7LR’s inky carrot cake

Indulge in inky carrot cake moments.. Orange is the new black… inky carrot cake is the new trend..


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup of spelt flour
  • 1 cup of white self-raising flour
  • 3 grated organic carrots
  • 1 red grated apple (no skin)
  • 1 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of olive oil
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • 3 tsp cinnamon (+ some extra for the topping)
  • 1/4 trimmed ginger
  • A pinch of salt
  • cognac


  • Mix dry ingredients together (sugar, flour, etc.)
  • Stir well the dry ingredients
  • Add carrots, apple, ginger, salt and cinnamon to the mixture
  • Separate the yolk from the white of the eggs
  • Whisk the whites (meringue)
  • Whisk the yolk
  • Add the yolk to the dry mixture, followed by the meringue
  • Add the cognac
  • Add the b.powder
  • Add the olive oil
  • Stir everything well
  • Grease a cake pan with some butter or olive oil
  • Bake the cake (45 minutes: 220* for the first 10/15 minutes- then 180*)
  • Springle some cinnamon on top (optional), once ready…


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