1 .  Grease the tin and line with baking paper.

2 . Whisk the eggs and sugar with the mixer about 3 min (until white and fluffy).

3 . Add the olive oil whisk the mixture.

4 . Sift the flour and baking powder. Add the rest of the ingredients and whisk the batter. 

5 . Turn on the oven 175°C  .

6 . Pour the batter into the tin.

7 . Bake the cake for 50-55 min. until golden brown. (do the skewer test)

8 . Let the cake cool in the tin before removing.

This recipe belongs to my lovely friend Esra. I used to bake carrot cake a lot but after tasting her special recipe I ripped my own records. It has a rich cinnamon flavor that goes great with walnut. This snow melting recipe was one of the most memorable tastes of my Minnesotan days.  

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​240 ml olive oil

300 gr sugar

280 gr flour

   5 eggs

  10 gr baking powder



300 gr grated carrot

150 gr chopped walnut

     1 tbs cinnamon​

​22 cm round cake tin or a large loaf tin