Total Time
3hrs
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 1 hr

I bake carrot cake with cream cheese frosting on my mum's birthday. She said that she likes carrot cake. So, I bake this cake for her. Eventhough, it's not suitable to bake carrot cake for her birthday cake but she said it's okay and she still loves it. I hope you guys like it! Good luck! :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Farenheit (or180 degrees Celcius).
  2. Grease pan of your choice.
  3. In a medium to large bowl to make the cream cheese frosting, combine butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract.
  4. Using a hand mixer, mix everything together until it is light, soft and creamy.
  5. In a large bowl to make the carrot cake, beat together eggs, oil, white sugar and 2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract.
  6. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon onto mixture.
  7. Stir in the 3 cups of grated carrots.
  8. Fold in 1 cup of chopped pecans.
  9. Pour the batter into greased pan.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes depending on your oven's temperature.
  11. Allow the carrot cake to cool down for at least 10 minutes.
  12. Place on a wire rack to cool for an additional 10 minutes.
  13. Apply the cream cheese frosting onto your cooled carrot cake.
  14. Store your cream cheese frosting in the fridge while waiting for cake to bake or make frosting AFTER while cake is baking. Both ways is fine.