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How to make carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

Prep time: 30 mins Oven time: 40-50 mins

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INGREDIENTS

Preheat oven to 350 deg Fahrenheit (175 deg Celcius)

Get your ingredients ready!

Get your ingredients ready!

Grate carrots and chop nuts

Grate carrots and chop nuts

In a large bowl, beat together eggs, vegetable oil, white sugar and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract

In a large bowl, beat together eggs, vegetable oil, white sugar and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract

Mix in flour, baking soda, salt and ground cinnamon

Mix in flour, baking soda, salt and ground cinnamon

Stir in grated carrots

Stir in grated carrots

Fold in chopped nuts

Fold in chopped nuts

Line baking tin with baking paper, then grease and flour base and sides

Pour mixture into baking tin

Pour mixture into baking tin

Bake in oven for 40-50 minutes. Check CENTRE of cake with a toothpick. It should come out clean and relatively dry

When ready, remove from oven and let it cool completely. In the meantime...

Combine Philadelphia cream cheese, softened butter, confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract in a medium bowl

Combine Philadelphia cream cheese, softened butter, confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract in a medium bowl

Mix until it becomes soft and creamy

Mix until it becomes soft and creamy

Spread cream cheese frosting all over cooled cake

Spread cream cheese frosting all over cooled cake

Decorate with rest of chopped nuts as you wish!

Serve warm or cold

Serve warm or cold

  • 4.0 Eggs
  • 1.0c Vegetable oil
  • 2.0c White sugar
  • 2.0tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2.0c All-purpose flour
  • 4.0tsp Baking soda
  • 0.0tsp Salt
  • 2.0tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 3.0c Grated carrots
  • 1.0c Chopped walnuts / pecans
  • 0.0c Butter, softened
  • 8.0oz Philadelphia cream cheese
  • 2.0c Confectioners' sugar
  • 1.0tsp Vanilla extract
  • Chopped walnuts / pecans (for decoration)
  • Grater / Blender
  • Round baking tin (approx w 25cm h 5cm)
  • Baking paper