Carrot Bundt Cake With Cream Cheese Glaze

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

This dessert makes a real show piece with its cream cheese glaze. Created for Ready, Set, Cook! (Number 6)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each
  3. Add lemon zest, oil, extract and lemon juice
  4. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to wet mixture
  5. Stir in carrots, raisins, and nuts
  6. Pour into a bundt pan that has been greased well
  7. Bake at 325 degrees F for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean
  8. Cool for 10 minutes, carefully remove from pan and pour on glaze while cake is still warm
  9. For the glaze, in a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, icing sugar, cream of tar tar, powdered milk, water, and extract until smooth
  10. Mixture should be quite thick
  11. Pour over warm cake letting glaze drip down the sides
  12. Cool to room temperature before serving


Most Helpful

This review is for the glaze only as that is the only part of the recipe I made. I made some pumpkin spice bread and wanted a cream cheese glaze to go on top. This glaze was very easy to make and tasted so good. Instead of using the powdered milk and water, I used 6 tablespoons of milk. Delicious!

Bobbin July 24, 2012

Great recipe it turned out nicely, my only gripe is with the glaze. I followed the directions and it came out chunky.. I realized after she meant that you have to beat the cream cheese with the powdered sugar first before adding the other ingredients. Other than that, it was good! If you're a low-sugar person, I wouldn't scale back too much, maybe just a 1/4 cup off the white and a 1/4 cup off the brown.

Pamela L. April 01, 2015

OOOLALALALA!! I wish this system of stars were a larger scale. I am a fanatic carrot cake fan. Always trying new recipes. So far pamela.. lol yours tops the charts. I didnt have nuts on hand so I subbed for coconut, I did add the lemon soaked currants,* love currant anything* To this recipe. Other then that. Did exactly as directed. I did have to bake for 20 minutes more. That's most likely MY OVEN.. it has a mind of its own.. this is surely going to be a make all the time kinda cake. work parties, holiday parties.. and just because.. TySVM again.. a real winning carrot cake recipe.. !!! For to add to review.. I didnt make the glaze.. this cake stands on its own. I placed a doily over the cake and sprinkled powdered sugar over it to leave a neat pattern.. No icing is required for this cake in my opinion. :-)

WyomingMoonDust May 20, 2009

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