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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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I'm Jonny. I was born in New York City but I grew up in the Dominican Republic. Cooking and baking are my passion, and I share my favorite recipes for desserts and savory dishes.
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This Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is adorable and so yummy!
45MIN
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In the Kitchen with Jonny

I'm Jonny. I was born in New York City but I grew up in the Dominican Republic. Cooking and baking are my passion, and I share my favorite recipes for desserts and savory dishes.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
8
Serves 8
1/2 Tbsp
Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp
Ground Nutmeg
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
Baking Soda
1 tsp
Baking Powder
1 1/2 cups
1 cup
Vegetable Oil
3/4 cup
Raisins
3 cups
Carrots , shredded
1 cup
Cream Cheese
1/4 cup
Butter , room temperature
4 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
to taste
Orange Food Coloring Gel
to taste
Green Food Coloring

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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
965
FAT
46.6 g
PROTEIN
8.3 g
CARBS
133.1 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
In the bowl of a stand mixer, add Large Egg (3), Granulated Sugar (1 1/2 cup), Vegetable Oil (1 cup), and Vanilla Extract (1 teaspoon). Whisk until mixture thickens.
Step 2
In a mixing bowl, add All-Purpose Flour (2 cup), Ground Cinnamon (2 teaspoon), Ground Nutmeg (1/4 teaspoon), Salt (1/2 teaspoon), Baking Soda (1 teaspoon), and Baking Powder (1 teaspoon). Stir to combine.
Step 3
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix on low until incorporated.
Step 4
Add Carrot (3 cup) and Raisins (3/4 cup). Mix until just combined.
Step 5
Transfer batter to two lightly greased 8-inch cake pans lined with parchment paper.
Step 6
Bake at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for 25-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
Step 7
In the bowl of a stand mixer, add Cream Cheese (8 ounce). Beat until smooth.
Step 8
Add Powdered Confectioners Sugar (4 cup), Butter (1/4 cup) and Vanilla Extract (1 teaspoon). Mix on medium until mixture thickens. Place in fridge until ready for use.
Step 9
Allow cakes to cool completely before frosting.
Step 10
Spread cream cheese frosting onto the flat side of the first cake. Place the other cake on top and spread frosting over.
Step 11
In two separate bowls, mix frosting with Orange Food Coloring Gel (to taste) and Green Food Coloring (to taste). Frost carrots onto the top of the cake for decoration.
Step 12
Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
965
% Daily Value*
Fat
46.6 g
60%
Saturated Fat
33.2 g
166%
Trans Fat
0.3 g
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Cholesterol
123.8 mg
41%
Carbohydrates
133.1 g
48%
Fiber
3.7 g
13%
Sugars
94.6 g
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Protein
8.3 g
17%
Sodium
522.6 mg
23%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
87.5 mg
7%
Iron
2.3 mg
13%
Potassium
371.7 mg
8%
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