Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

Walnut Carrot Cake Recipe From Scratch

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

Carrot Cake Recipe From Scratch

Walnut Carrot Cake Recipe From Scratch – This here was my first time baking homemade carrot cake.

I wish I have done it earlier because this cake tastes so yummy and it is so much better than store bought carrot cakes.

  I love how this Sweet Carrot Cake Recipe requires one pound of carrots, it’s an awesome way to make my daughter eat her carrots.

Enjoy this delicious Easy Carrot Cake Recipe with walnuts, raisins and the best cream cheese frosting.

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Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

How to Make Carrot Cake from Scratch:

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.

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

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

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

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

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.

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

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

Yummy Carrot Cake with Walnuts and Raisins

To make cream: Using a mixer with a paddle attachment beat cream cheese, 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!

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Walnut Carrot Cake Recipe From Scratch

Delicious Walnut Carrot Cake Recipe From Scratch with raisins and cream cheese frosting.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Cake Recipe, Dessert, Holiday Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Love from Munchkintime.com

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup grape seed 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
  • 1 lb carrots grated
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 16 oz cream cheese about 2 packets (room temperature)
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream Add more if needed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • 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.
  • Shift flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt all at once into the bowl then set aside.
  • Using mixer with paddle attachment beat eggs, sugar and oil on medium heat for about 2 minutes then add vanilla.
  • Add flour mixture one cup at a time then mix it on low.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Let it cool for 15 minutes. Cut in half and spread the cream cheese frosting over two layers.
  • To make cream: Using a mixer with a paddle attachment beat cream cheese, confectioners sugar, salt and vanilla for 2 minutes (be careful not to over mix).

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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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8 thoughts on “Walnut Carrot Cake Recipe From Scratch

  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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