Scan Bran Carrot Cake

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Syn free if used as a Heb

Ingredients

5 scan bran
300g/3 large size carrots (s)(sff)
3 eggs (ff)
3 Tbsp sweetener
1tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp nutmeg
Pinch salt
3 tsp of ground ginger
Zest from 1 lemon (ss)(sff)

Method

Break the scan bran into a mixing bowl and add boiling water, a bit at a time to soften them, mash into a smooth mix.

Grate the peeled carrots, drain as much liquid out of them as possible, and then place in a towel and wring out any remaining liquid. Add to mixing bowl along with the ginger, sweetener, spices & lemon zest, mix well.

Separate the egg yolks and add to mix, beat the whites until stiff then fold into the mixture.

Preheat the oven to 200c and prepare a loaf tin, line with greaseproof paper cut to fit, reduce the heat to 180c

Place on the middle shelf for 40 mins, insert a metal skewer into the middle of the cake and when you pull it out and it comes out clean, the cake is done.

Remove from the tin and allow cooling on a wire rack.

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