Moist and Easy Carrot Cake

Share it

Carrot cake is a classic dessert that is loved by many. The combination of sweet and spicy flavours, along with the moist and tender texture, make it a perfect treat for any occasion. If you are looking for a carrot cake recipe that is simple, delicious, and easy to make, then you have come to the right place. This moist and flavorful carrot cake is sure to impress your family and friends.

Ingredients:

For dry mix

– 2 cups all-purpose flour

– 1/2 tablespoon baking powder

– 1 teaspoon baking soda

– 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

– 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

– 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

-1/4 tsp allspice

– 1/2 teaspoon salt

– 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar

For wet mix

– 5 eggs

– 1 cup coconut oil (melted)

– 2 cups grated carrots

-1 medium apple shredded

For Frosting

– 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened

– 8 oz cream cheese, softened

– 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar

– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

– 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)

Instructions:

1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a cake pan with parchment paper and set aside.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients i.e. flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, all-spice and salt. Set aside.

3. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the oil and mix until well combined.

4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until just combined.

5. Fold in the grated carrots and apples.

6. Pour the batter evenly into the prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

7. Let the cake cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then remove from the pan and cool completely on a wire rack.

8. While the cake is cooling, make the cream cheese frosting.

In a large bowl, beat the butter and cream cheese together until smooth and creamy. Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract and beat until well combined.

9. Once the cake is completely cooled, spread a generous amount of frosting on top and around the sides of the cake.

10. Decorate the cake with additional chopped pecans or grated carrots, if desired.

Moist and Easy Carrot Cake

Delicious, moist and flavorful carrot cake for everyone to enjoy
No ratings yet
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 571 kcal

Ingredients
  

For Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar

For Wet Ingredients

  • 5 medium eggs
  • 1 cup coconut oil melted
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 1 medium apples shredded

For Frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pecans roughly chopped (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a cake pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients i.e. flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, all-spice and salt. Set aside. 
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the oil and mix until well combined.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until just combined.
  •  Fold in the grated carrots and apples.
  • Pour the batter evenly into the prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then remove from the pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • While the cake is cooling, make the cream cheese frosting.
    In a large bowl, beat the butter and cream cheese together until smooth and creamy. Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract and beat until well combined.
  • Once the cake is completely cooled, spread a generous amount of frosting on top and around the sides of the cake. Decorate the cake with additional chopped pecans or grated carrots, if desired.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 571kcalCarbohydrates: 63gProtein: 6gFat: 35gSaturated Fat: 23gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 98mgSodium: 347mgPotassium: 185mgFiber: 2gSugar: 43gVitamin A: 4255IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 77mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Carrot Cake, Dessert, Snacks
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Enjoy your delicious and moist carrot cake with your loved ones!

Also, try our

Best Apple Cake Recipe

Delicious Strawberry Cake

Moist Delicious Orange Cake Recipe

 

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter for update informations, recipes or insight

Latest Post

Keep Reading

Related Article