Carrot Cake Recipe

  1. Ingredients:
  2. Instructions
  3. Carrot Cake Recipe Video Example:
  4. Cream Cheese Frosting:


2 cups (250 grams) all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (120 ml) vegetable oil
1 cup (200 grams) granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 cup (100 grams) grated carrot
1/2 cup (50 grams) chopped pecans or walnuts

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  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9x2 inch baking pans.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the oil and sugar. Add the eggs and whisk until well combined.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Stir in the grated carrot and chopped nuts.
  5. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared pans and bake for about 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Allow the cakes to cool for a few minutes before removing from the pans. Place on a wire rack to cool completely.
  7. Serve the cake plain or with a cream cheese frosting.

Carrot Cake Recipe Video Example:


Cream Cheese Frosting:

1/2 cup (115 grams) unsalted butter, at room temperature
8 ounces (225 grams) cream cheese, at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups (240 grams) confectioners' sugar, sifted

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  1. In the bowl of your electric mixer, beat the butter and cream cheese on medium speed until smooth. Add the vanilla extract and beat until combined.
  2. Add the confectioners' sugar and beat until smooth.
  3. Spread the frosting on the cooled cake.

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