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Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Cake is a popular American Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
American Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 8
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 225g - Self-rising flour
  • 225g - Light muscovado Sugar
  • 250 ml - Sunflower oil
  • 200g - Carrot
  • 1/2 tsp - Ground Nutmeg and cinnamon- each
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp - Orange zest
  • Icing:
  • 200g - Full fat Cream cheese
  • 40g - Golden icing Sugar 60g - Unsalted Butter
  • Walnut or Pecan nut few pieces to decorate
  • How to Make Carrot Cake:

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius (fan oven 160 degree Celsius).
    2. Grease and line two 18 cm sandwich tins.
    3. Mix sunflower oil and sugar with a hand held electric whisk.
    4. Add the eggs one by one and mix well.
    5. Sift the flour, spices and orange zest and gently fold in together.
    6. Fold in the grated carrots.
    7. Pour into the prepared tins and bake for 30 to 40 min or until a skewer comes out clean.
    8. Icing:
    9. Beat the cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy.
    10. Sift in the icing sugar and mix it well.
    11. Place one cake on the serving plate spread the icing on top of it.
    12. Place the other cake on top of this cake spread the remaining icing on top of the cake.
    13. Sprinkle some walnuts or pecan nut on top of the icing.


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