Sweet Potato & Carrot Cake - Physio Direct NZ

Sweet Potato & Carrot Cake


2 cups Plain Flour

1 tsp. Baking Powder

1 cup Sugar

1 Egg

1 Sweet Potato, roasted and mashed

2 Carrots, grated

1 cup Milk

1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon

3 Tbsp. Butter


1/2 cup Icing Sugar

1 cup Plain Greek Yoghurt, strained 

1 tsp. Vanilla Essence

  1. Preheat oven to 180d ℃ and grease a medium-sized cake tin.
  2. Combine butter, cinnamon, carrots, sweet potato, eggs, milk, sugar and baking powder in a medium-sized mixing bowl and mix thoroughly.
  3. Add flour and stir into the mixture until a smooth batter forms.
  4. Add mixture to cake tin and bake for 35-40 minutes. Use a skewer to check when the centre of the cake is cooked.
  5. To make the icing, take strained yoghurt, vanilla essence, butter and sugar and mix with an electric hand mixer until the icing is thick and smooth with no lumps. Place in fridge to set while the cake is baking. 

Allow to cool, cover with icing and serve when ready.

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