Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins
 Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins – This here was my first time baking homemade carrot cake.  I wish I have done it earlier because this cake tastes so yummy ans it is so much better than store bought carrot cakes.  I love how Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins Recipe requires one pound of carrots it is an awesome way to make my daughter eat her carrots.   Enjoy this delicious Carrot Cake recipe with walnuts, raisins and the best mascarpone frosting.

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

Ingredients

  • 4oz cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream (Add more if needed)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour (plus 1 tbsp)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1lb carrots (grated)
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 12oz mascarpone cheese (room temperature)

Directions

Step 1
First lets preheat the oven to 400F. Using butter grease 9 by 2 inches round cake pan. Place a cut out parchment paper and place it on the bottom of the pan.
Step 2
Shift flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt all at once into the bowl then set aside.
Step 3
Using mixer with paddle attachment beat eggs, sugar and oil on medium heat for about 2 minutes then add vanilla.
Step 4
Add flour mixture one cup at a time then mix it on low.
Step 5
In a big bowl combine carrots, walnuts, raisins and 1 tbsp of flour and give it a mix using big spoon. Then stir it into the batter, mix until combined.
Step 6
Place the batter into the baking pan. Smooth the top with a spoon and bake for 10 mintes at 400F after 10 minutes lower the heat to 350F and bake for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Step 7
Let it cool for 15 minutes. Cut in half and spread the mascarpone cream over two layers.
Step 8
To make cream: Using a mixer with a paddle attachment beat cream cheese, mascarpone, confectioners sugar, salt and vanilla for 2 minutes (be careful not to over mix).

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

Step 1
First lets preheat the oven to 400F. Using butter grease 9 by 2 inches round cake pan. Place a cut out parchment paper and place it on the bottom of the pan.

Step 2
Shift flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt all at once into the bowl then set aside.

Step 3
Using mixer with paddle attachment beat eggs, sugar and oil on medium heat for about 2 minutes then add vanilla.

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

Step 4
Add flour mixture one cup at a time then mix it on low.

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

Step 5
In a big bowl combine carrots, walnuts, raisins and 1 tbsp of flour and give it a mix using big spoon. Then stir it into the batter, mix until combined.
Step 6
Place the batter into the baking pan. Smooth the top with a spoon and bake for 10 mintes at 400F after 10 minutes lower the heat to 350F and bake for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

Step 7
Let it cool for 15 minutes. Cut in half and spread the mascarpone cream over two layers.

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

Step 8
To make cream: Using a mixer with a paddle attachment beat cream cheese, mascarpone, confectioners sugar, salt and vanilla for 2 minutes (be careful not to over mix).

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins
Cut a slice and enjoy!

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

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Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

This Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins can make a perfect dessert for upcoming holidays like Thanksgiving or Christmas.

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

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Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins recipe source: http://fit-fun-delish.com/2013/07/carrot-cake.html

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8 thoughts on “Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

  1. Wow! This is mouthwatering amazing! I would love for you to share this at my party Making Memories Mondays that is going on now! Hope to see you there! 🙂
    Cathy

    1. Thank you Cathy! I would be happy to share this recipe at your Making Memories Mondays party! Thank you for inviting!

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