The best carrot cake in Edinburgh?

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If you happen to be in Edinburgh wondering where you can get your teeth into a tasty bit of carrot cake, you could do a lot worse than popping into Cafe Modern One at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. In fact, I’m not sure you could do much better.

I’ve had carrot cake there on more than one occasion and it’s always been delicious. It may be a little drier than some versions of the treat, perhaps a little denser, but it is undoubtedly packed full of interesting ingredients and decorated in a magnificent manner.

Here’s a piece I had a few days ago, topped with a superb orange-flavoured icing and decorated with pumpkin seeds, grated carrot and candied peel.

Modern Art Gallery carrot cake

While I’m on the subject of the Modern Art Gallery, it is, to my mind, one of the best places in Edinburgh to get a decent cup of tea.

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