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Method:

  1. Method:

    • Preheat the oven to 160 ℃.
    • Line a 9 to 10-inch round cake pan or a rectangular 1.5kg baking pan with oil paper.
    • Use a large mixing bowl or using an electric mixer, cream the Astra Fat Spread and Sugar together for 2 to 3 minutes at moderate speed until light and creamy and then add one egg and beat for another few minutes and scraping down sides of the bowl.
    • Start beating again and add the remaining eggs in another two times following the same procedure; beating well till the sugar dissolved completely within 20 minutes.
    • Meantime mix flour and baking powder together and sieve twice and mix with cashew, orange zest, cinnamon and carrot together.
    • Gradually fold the above flour mixture into the creamy egg mixture at very low speed until blended or do the folding part by hand.
    • Pour batter into the prepared baking pan.
    • Bake at 160 ℃. for 1 hour, when the cake is well done it should spring back when lightly touched. If not use a wooden skewer or pick to insert into the centre of the layer and see whether it comes out clean and dry.
    • Remove from pan, allow it to cool and peel off the paper.
    • Can serve as a warm dessert or can sandwich it with whipped cream too.
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