Sticky Carrot and Marmalade Loaf

Serves 10            

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 75 minutes

Ingredients for the loaf

150 ml vegetable oil
2 eggs
175g light muscovado sugar
350g carrots, peeled and grated
1 tablespoon thick cut marmalade
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
200g self-raising flour
½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon mixed spice

Ingredients for the topping

2 tablespoons thick cut marmalade
2 tablespoons orange juice


  • Preheat the oven to 150C
  • Grease and line a 13cm by 23cm loaf tin
  • Beat the eggs with the oil and sugar, stir in the carrots, marmalade and poppy seeds
  • Stir in the flour, bicarbonate of soda and mixed spice
  • Mix well, pour into the tin, level the surface and bake for 75 minutes  or until a skewer comes out clean
  • When cooled turn out onto a wire rack
  • Heat the marmalade and orange juice together
  • Make holes all over the cake with a skewer and brush the mixture all over

Per 100 g

medium fat, low saturates, low sugar, medium salt 

Per serving

Energy: 211 Kcals/ 888 Kjoules   Fat: 9.1g   Saturates:  1.3g  Sugars: 4.9g   Salt:  0.5g