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carrot cake

Carrot Cake

Course Dessert

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 ?2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups coarsely grated carrots loosely packed
  • 1/2 cup raisons
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
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  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 1 ?2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 package cream cheese softened 125g
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups icing sugar

Instructions

  1. Sift the first 5 ingredients together, set aside. Beat sugar and oil on high speed add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition until light and fluffy. Add the dry ingredients and beat on lower speed until combined. Stir in carrots, raisins and walnuts. Pour into a greased and floured 10” cake pan.
  2. Bake at 325°F for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
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  4. Cream Cheese Frosting Directions:
  5. Beat butter, cream cheese and extract. Gradually add icing sugar until desired consistency is reached.
  6. Frost the cake with a flat spatula.
  7. Cake can also be cut in half and frosted.