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Carrot Cake with Cream cheese Frosting

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  • Author: Katrina
  • Total Time: 45 mins


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 2 cups self raising flour
  • 2 cups carrot, finely grated (approx 4 large carrots)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 300g icing sugar
  • 125g cream cheese, cubed
  • 50g butter, room temp


  1. Preheat oven to 180C
  2. Grease round cake tin
  3. Beat sugar and oil until combined
  4. Add 1 egg at a time, continue beating for another 2 minutes
  5. Add salt, bicarb soda, carrots, flour, walnuts and spices
  6. Mix until all combined
  7. Spoon mixture into tin and bake for 35-45 minutes or until lightly golden, reduce time slightly if you are splitting the mixture into two tins.


  1. Beat the icing sugar and butter together with an electric mixer until well combined.
  2. Add the cream cheese and beat slowly for 1 minute
  3. Turn the mixer to medium high, beating for a further 4 minutes or until icing is light and fluffy.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins

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