grated zest of 1 large orange, plus more, shredded, to decorate
you will need
20cm (8in) round deep cake tin, oiled and bottom lined with baking parchment
How to make your carrot cake recipe:
Heat the oven to 150 C, 130 C fan, 300 F, gas 2. Place the cake ingredients into a large mixing bowl and beat until well blended. Place in the cake tin and spread until level. Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes, until firm to the touch and a skewer comes out clean. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
To make the frosting, beat the cream cheese, icing sugar and orange zest, and spread over the cake. Decorate with the shredded orange zest.