Sour Cream Carrot Cake

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Top Review by r_fletcher28_114953

This cake is awesome! It isn't super heavy like most carrot cakes. It has great texture AND great flavor! Only thing I added was a teaspoon of almond flavoring. I also used a different frosting but that's because I have a favorite frosting! I baked at 350 for 30-35 minutes in a 9 inch round--perfect!! I'm using this cake for my sister's wedding.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grease a 20cm ring tin, line the base with paper; grease paper.
  2. Sift flours, soda, cinnamon and nutmeg into a bowl, stir in sugar and carrot. Combine oil, eggs and sour cream and stir into flour mix.
  3. Pour mixture into ring tin, bake in a moderately slow oven about 50 minutes.
  4. Turn on to rack to cool.
  5. When cold spread with icing and decorate with walnut halves.
  6. CREAM CHEESE ICING:- Beat cheese, butter and lemon rind in a small bowl until light and fluffy, gradually beat in sifted icing sugar; beat until combined.
  7. ** I don't bother icing this, good one.

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