Monday, February 11, 2008
A Productive CNY!

I finally did it.... instead of just lepaking at home, I drove all the way to Ain's
house for a tatting session!
So now dah faham sikit2.... balik rumah practice and this is what I managed to do..

Just ignore the picots yg macam2 size tu... ada S, M, L and even XL... Tapi right now I just want to concentrate on getting the technique right... haha...

Athirah says they look like rabbits' ears.... ok ok I know they're big.... looks like I need to practice more.....

Here's the carrot cake recipe. Sorry takde gambar, gambar kat blog Dania!

1 cup oil

1 1/3 cups brown sugar, firmly packed

3 eggs

3 cups coarsely grated carrots (about 3 medium carrots)

1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

1/2 cup chopped raisins

2 1/2 cups self-raising flour

1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

2 teaspoons mixed spice ( I just use cinnamon powder)

Cream Cheese Frosting

30g butter

80g cream cheese, softened

1 tsp grated lemon rind

1 tblsp lemon juice

1 1/2 cups icing sugar

1. Grease and line baking pan

2. Beat oil, sugar and eggs in small bowl until thick and creamy.

3. Tranfer mixture to a large bowl; stir in carrots, nuts and raisins, then sifted dry ingredients.

4. Pour mixture into prepared pan, bake in moderate oven for 45 mins.

5. Cover loosely with foil; bake about further 45 mins. Stand a few minutes before turning onto

wire rack to cool. Top cold cake with cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

Beat butter, cheese, rind and juice in small bowl until light and fluffy; gradually beat in sifted icing sugar.

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