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Nigella Lawson's Gluten-Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrots are carrots, how can you have them in cakes? That had been my attitude all along. I have scorned at the prospect of Carrot Cakes for as long as I can remember. As if Gaajar ka Halwa wasn't enough, you now want to make a cake with carrots! But of course that disdain was propelled by inexperience. I had never tasted a Carrot Cake and was not even keen on tasting one.
And then I landed in Green Park, New Delhi. My office was right next to the buzzing outlet of Costa Coffee. After trying and testing many of their desserts (and of course coffees) I finally decided to let go of my inhibition and get a carrot cake. And that changed my world. Since that day, I had NEVER had anything else at Costa Coffee.
Months later my parents had come for a visit to Delhi. I got a couple of Chocolate Fudge Cakes for them and some Carrot Cakes. The chocolate chauvinist that my Mom is she refused to even look at the Carrot Cake and went on devouring the chocolate ones. After repeated pleas, she d…

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