Sunday, February 27, 2011

Carrot Cake and Cream Cheese Frosting

Best Carrot Cake Recipe


4 large egg
1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
2 cups white sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 cups grated carrots

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 9" pan.
Beat together eggs, oil, white sugar and vanilla in a large bowl.
Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in carrots.
Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

Cream Cheese Frosting


1/4 cup butter
1 package cream cheese (softened)
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 to 3 teaspoons milk

Wait for cake to cool.
Combine all ingredients and beat until mixture is smooth and creamy.
Frost cake.

Chef Tip
When using cream cheese frosting the cake must be kept cool, ensure the cake is stored in the fridge.


  1. Thank you for this fantastic recipe! I'm doing a bake sale for Comic Relief in March and I was searching high and low for truly delicious cakes. When I stumbled upon your blog I knew this Carrot Cake had to be no.1 on my list! Thank you soooooo much!!!!!!!!!!
    From Grace
    Aged 11

  2. Thank you :):) Im so happy to see I can help some one.... and for more help.
    Good Luck in your bake sale :):)
    I'll post this weekend, a tutorial step by step how to make a carrot cake from start to finish, with photos.
    Good Luck in your bake sale :):)