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CARROT, ZUCCHINI AND SULTANA CAKE BARS
SERVES 16 PREP 30 MINUTES (PLUS COOLING AND STANDING) COOK 30 MINUTES
1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour ½ cup self-raising flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda ²⁄³ cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 carrot, coarsely grated 2 zucchini, coarsely grated ½ cup sultanas ²⁄³ cup vegetable oil 3 eggs, lightly beaten Lemon zest, to serve (optional) Lemon Vanilla Icing 1 cup pure icing sugar, sifted 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease a 20cm x 30cm lamington pan. Line base and sides with baking paper, extending paper 3cm above long sides. 2 Combine flours, cinnamon, bicarbonate of soda and brown sugar in a bowl. Add carrot, zucchini, sultanas, oil and egg. Stir to combine. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Level top. 3 Bake for 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool completely in pan. 4 Make Lemon Vanilla Icing Combine sugar, juice and vanilla in a small bowl until smooth and of drizzling consistency. If mixture is a little thick, add a few teaspoons of water and stir until smooth. 5 Drizzle icing over top of cake. Sprinkle with lemon zest, if using. Stand for
NUTRITION: (per serve) 1013kj; 10.7g fat; 1.3g sat fat; 2.9g protein; 33.7g carbs; 2.1g fibre; 40mg chol; 183mg sodium.