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carrot cake

Homemade Moist Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Rachi Fernandopulle
Soft and moist cake made with carrots, raisins and cinnamon
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people


  • Oven


  • 125 g All-purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt Table salt
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon Ground powder
  • 100 g Brown Sugar
  • 100 g White sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 2 Eggs
  • 290 g Oil Canola or Vegetable oil
  • 200 g Carrots Grated
  • 50 g Raisins
  • 50 g Walnuts Chopped

Cream cheese Frosting

  • 110 g Cream cheese Block cream cheese
  • 70 g Icing Sugar
  • 40 g Cream Thick cream, Whipping cream


  • 100 g Walnuts Chopped


  • Preheat oven to 175C. Grease and line one, 9 inches round baking pan with baking paper
  • Grate the carrots using a box grater and leave aside
  • In a big bowl place flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and mix well
  • In a bowl of the stand mixer add in the white sugar, brown sugar, vanilla essence and beat well. Gradually add the oil. Then add the eggs.
  • Add in the flour mixture and reduce the speed
  • Finally add the grated carrots, walnuts and raisins and mix well to combine on a low speed
  • Pour into prepared lined cake pans and bake for 35-40 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean
  • Once it's out of the oven rest for 30 minutes before unmolding the cake. Cooldown completely on a cooling rack before frosting the cake

Cream cheese frosting

  • Place the cream cheese and icing sugar in a bowl and mix well until soft
  • Once soft and smooth and add in the cream gradually
  • Decorate the cake as you desire, add in chop walnuts around the cake.


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