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Bexz Walker

Natural living, health, wellbeing and food writer, journalist and blogger.

carrotcake

Don't panic, this cake won't leave you rushing for a glass of water because your mouth is on fire. The chilli along with the other spices just gives this cake a well rounded warmth that makes in so moreish that you won't be able to leave it alone.

Ingredients

  • 175g softened unsalted butter
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 175g plain flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 carrots (grated)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of chilli powder
  • a little icing sugar for dusting

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C / 350F / Gas Mark 4
  2. Cream (mix) the caster sugar and softened butter together until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Add the flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, chilli powder, orange juice and eggs to the mixture and mix well. Don't worry if the mix looks a little curdled at this stage.
  4. Add the grated carrot and mix well.
  5. Pour the mix into a 8-9" deep cake tin or a 2lb loaf tin and bake in the centre of the oven for 20-30 minutes. Once cooked all the way through, take out of the oven and leave to cool. When cooled, cut into squares or slices and dust with icing sugar.

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    Carrot & Chilli Cake ..?
    Before, I could not imagine how about the taste. But this morning I was curious to bake it and I think your recipe is really unique.

    Thanks for sharing, I and my family are very Like it.

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With articles in publications such as The Daily Mail, Reuters, Fox News, Bella Magazine & more, Bexz is a journalist, blogger & writer on all aspects of natural living including natural health, complimentary therapies & food.

With over 20 years experience writing for the food and natural health industries, Bexz knows her way around a kitchen as well as living the natural life and creating a natural home.  Bexz has worked with some amazing brands such as The Walt Disney Corporation, Marks & Spencer, Asda, Schar, Sainsburys, Lindt UK, Pukka Teas, The Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, Natural & Organic Products Show, The BBC, The Lord Mayor’s Show London and many more. 

Bexz is honoured to receive regular press accreditation for trade & retail shows like the Natural & Organic Products Show, The Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, The Allergy & Free From Show, among others.  Bexz has been a qualified complimentary therapist since 1995 and a web designer by trade.

Bexz is also a gamer and is proud to be part of the UK esports team ‘Bulldog’, she has been playing World of Warcraft since 2004 and runs a guild with over 500 members. She also now plays Overwatch competitively as part of the ‘Bulldog’ team.

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As a food writer and cook, Bexz certainly knows her way around a kitchen. After travelling extensively around the world eating at some of the world's finest restaurants, Bexz also has exacting standards on both food and service. She loves to write reviews on good food products produced here in the UK and also healthy and 'free from' food products. You'll also find some of her own recipes here that have been published in various media publications. She has been voted in the top 40 of UK food writers.

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Bexz lives in the countryside just outside London and runs her busy household like a mini homestead. Because of this she has been writing and publishing articles and natural home recipes for over 25 years. All aspects of natural living and the natural home are covered from ideas, to recipes, to reviews and opinions. Many of her articles have been published and she was also nominated as Netmums blog of the week on several occasions and has also written for the Daily Mail amongst others.

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When Bexz was 19 she suffered a series of strokes and had meningitis which left her in a wheelchair, she was also diagnosed with M.E. and Guillain-Barré Syndrome. Since then she has studied to become a fully qualified complimentary therapist and has great respect for all avenues of natural healing and wellbeing. She writes on various topics from reviews of products to new therapies, as well as general blogging on the subject. She has been published in Top Santé magazine and interviewed on BBC Radio several times.

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