Passion Cake

  • Easy
  • 1h 15
  • 8 Servings
  • Sweet


The Cake

  • 200g of flour
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon powder
  • ½ tsp of nutmeg powder
  • 150g of softened butter (at room temperature)
  • 150g of sugar
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 70g of raisins
  • 50g of walnuts
  • 2 tbsp of milk
  • 180°C
  • 1 hour.

The Filling

  • 180g of cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp of icing sugar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • zest of 1 orange

  • First, prepare the cake.
  • Sift the flour with the baking powder and the spice in a large bowl.
  • In another bowl, mix the butter with the sugar and lemon zest until you obtain a creamy texture then add the eggs and whisk.
  • Mix the butter and eggs with the flour.
  • Add the grated carrots and the mashed banana.
  • Add the raisins, the walnut and the milk and mix.
  • Put the cake mixture in a buttered cake tin. I used a 20cm round tin.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 1 hour.
  • When the cake is ready, let it cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then unmold and let it cool on a wire rack.
  • When the cake cools, cut horizontally in half to be filled with cream cheese.
  • For the filling, mix the cream cheese with the icing sugar, the lemon juice and the orange zest.
  • You can decorate the cake with cream cheese, icing sugar, or leave it simple without decoration.