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Carrot Pistachio Cake Recipe

You Never Though to Put These 2 Ingredients in Carrot Cake Until Now

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Carrot cake may be an American invention, but that doesn't mean we can't put our own twist with a few commonly-used Middle Eastern ingredients. Earthy pistachios and sweet pomegranates make for an unexpected duo, but also add a complex layer of flavor to this much loved treat. Keep reading to see the easy step-by-step recipe from Spinneys for a decadent Carrot & Pistachio Cake with Pomegranate Syrup.

Pistachio & Carrot Cake with Pomegranate Syrup


Carrot Pistachio Cake Recipe


  1. 200g Spinneys Food All-Purpose Flour
  2. 1½ tsp baking powder
  3. 60g grated carrots
  4. 40g roasted pistachios, chopped
  5. 200g Spinneys Food White Sugar
  6. 140g butter
  7. 3 Spinneys Food Organic Free-Range Eggs
  8. 6 tbsp almond milk
  9. Pomegranate seeds and chopped pistachios to garnish
  1. For the syrup:
  2. 250ml pomegranate juice
  3. 125g spinneysFOOD White Sugar


For the cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 190°C, gas mark 5 and grease an 8-inch cake tin.
  2. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl Add grated carrots and roasted pistachios.
  3. Put the sugar and butter into the mixing bowl. Add the eggs (one at a time) and combine.
  4. Add the almond milk and mix on medium speed until smooth.
  5. Pour the batter into the cake tin and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until no batter sticks to a toothpick inserted in the centre of the cake.

For the syrup:

  1. Pour the pomegranate juice and sugar into a saucepan.
  2. Simmer over medium heat until the mixture reaches a syrupy consistency. Cool completely before using.

To Assemble:

  1. Trim top of the cake.
  2. Brush cooled pomegranate syrup on top and side of the cake.
  3. Sprinkle pomegranate seeds onto the centre of the cake and dust the side with chopped pistachios.
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