• Our Favourite Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Our Favourite Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

120 18 servings, 1 piece (110 g) each
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18 servings, 1 piece (110 g) each

Serve up a super-moist carrot cake with a sweet cream cheese frosting. This carrot cake recipe is our best one yet!

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Cake:

  • Sift together first 7 ingredients. Whisk eggs and oil in large bowl until well blended. Gradually beat in granulated sugar until blended. Add flour mixture, carrots, pineapple and nuts; mix well. Pour into greased and floured 3-L fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan.
  • Bake 50 min. to 1 hour or until toothpick inserted near centre comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 min. Loosen cake from sides of pan with knife. Invert cake onto wire rack; gently remove pan. Cool cake completely.
  • Icing:

  • Beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually beat in icing sugar until well blended. Add zest and juice; mix well. Spread onto cake.


Prepare using orange zest and juice.

Size Wise

Desserts can be part of a healthful eating plan but remember to keep tabs on portions.


Substitute pecans for the walnuts.


  • 18 servings, 1 piece (110 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 18 servings, 1 piece (110 g) each
Calories 450
% Daily Value
Total fat 26g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 270mg
Carbohydrate 53g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 40g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • JanetCS |

    This is an amazing recipe, I have altered it a bit by putting less oil, 3/4 cup of oil and adding 3/4 cup of buttermilk or Kaffir . Less calories but still moist and delicious.

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  • jgsneakers |

    Love it would make it again. Thank You