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Carrot Cake ( Fills a 21 x 10 x 6.5cm loaf pan)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 

Delicious Moist Carrot Cake with Silky Smooth Cream Cheese Frosting

Course: Dessert
Keyword: Carrotcake
Servings: 4 people
Ingredients
For the Carrot Cake:
  • 1 1/2 Cups cake flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Castor Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3/4 cups Oil
  • 1 3/4 cups grated carrots or 220g
  • 1/4 cups Walnut chopped ( optional)
  • 1/3 cups Pineapple diced and cut into small pieces
For the Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 150 g Cream cheese
  • 75 g Unsalted butter
  • 1 Cup Icing Sugar to taste
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
Instructions
Steps for the Carrot Cake:
  1. Preheat Oven to 175Deg Celcius

  2. Sift Cake flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon in a bowl

  3. Beat Eggs with Castor sugar, brown sugar until light and fluffy ( Ard 5-8 mins)

  4. Slowly drizzle in oil and beat until combined

  5. Fold in flour

  6. Fold in carrots, Walnuts and Pineapple slices until just combined. Do not overfold

  7. Pour batter into prepared tin and bake for 1- 1hr10mins. Check at the 45mins mark.

  8. When a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean, remove the cake from the oven and let cool completely before frosting.

Steps for the Cream Cheese Frosting
  1. Mix all ingredients until smooth

  2. Add more icing sugar for a sweeter frosting or more milk if you want a thinner frosting.