Q: When do you know it is time for the cows to go to sleep?
A: When it is pasture bedtime.
275g caster sugar
200ml sunflower oil
4 medium eggs
300g grated carrots
150g nuts and fruit (optional)
225g wholemeal flour
2tsp baking powder
1tsp ground cinnamon
1tsp mixed spice
1tbsp cocoa powder
125g butter, softened
125g Langage Farm curd cheese
275g icing sugar
Pre heat oven to 180°C and line tray with cupcake cases.
Beat sugar, oil and eggs in a bowl until smooth, then stir in the carrots and nuts/fruit.
In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder, spices and cocoa powder so they are evenly mixed, tip into the carrot mixture and stir well.
Fill the cupcake cases to about 2/3 full, then bake for about 25 minutes.
Mix soft butt and Langage Farm curd cheese until soft with a whisk or electric mixer. Stir in icing sugar and whisk until light and smooth. Dollop the frosting on the cupcake and decorate with some mini Easter eggs.
Change the frosting by adding some chocolate!