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Carrot Cake Recipe
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5 from 2 votes

Carrot Cake

Easy and healthy carrot cake recipe.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Resting time15 minutes
Total Time1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: cake, Carrot Cake
Servings: 22 slices
Calories: 384kcal


  • 260 gram of plain flour
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1.5 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 295 ml of vegetable/canola oil
  • 200 gram of sugar
  • 200 gram of brown sugar
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 4 psc large eggs
  • 6 psc medium sized carrots
  • 100 gram of walnuts or pecans
  • 65 gram of sultanas


  • Preheat your oven to approximately 180°C and grease two round cake tins.
  • Mix your flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a large mixing bowl.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together some oil, sugar and vanilla. Whisk in one egg at a time until all are combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the batter mix making sure it is combined evenly. 
  • Stir in your carrots, nuts and sultanas once all combined.
  • Divide the batter into the cake tins and place in the oven.
  • Bake it for 45 to 50 minutes or until it has a spring like effect.
  • Let the cake rest for 15 minutes 
  • In a large bowl beat your cream cheese until it is creamy. 
  • Add in your sugar in small increments until it turns fluffy.
  • Pour in your cream and beat it for another minute or so. 
  • Place the icing in the fridge to chill before adding it to your cake.
  • Once every part is cooled, frost in between the two layers and the top of the upmost layer.
  • Sprinkle nuts on top to serve.



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