14Ingredients
1470Calories
70Minutes

One of the more underrated cakes out there, carrot cake is full of flavor and the helping of vegetables doesn't hurt. This version features warming cinnamon, crunchy walnuts, and sweet coconut for a delicious combination of flavors that pair perfectly with the sweet earthiness of the carrots. To top it all off, a cream cheese icing is spread across the top for a stunning finish.

Ingredients

  • 225 grams all-purpose flour
  • salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 milliliters vegetable oil (neutral)
  • 100 milliliters milk
  • 240 grams brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 225 grams chopped walnuts
  • 225 grams carrots (grated)
  • 50 grams grated coconut
  • 120 grams cream cheese
  • 200 grams icing sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 355 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the flour, salt, baking powder and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, mix the eggs, oil, milk, sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  4. Mix together the two preparations, then add the nuts, carrots and coconut.
  5. Pour the preparation into a buttered mold and bake for 1 hour.
  6. In the meantime, prepare the icing: mix the cream cheese with the icing sugar and the remaining teaspoon of vanilla extract. Whisk well so that hte frosting is smooth.
  7. Once cooled, unmold the carrot cake on a pretty serving dish and spread the icing on top.
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NutritionView more

1470Calories
Sodium28%DV670mg
Fat126%DV82g
Protein43%DV22g
Carbs57%DV172g
Fiber36%DV9g

PER SERVING *

Calories1470Calories from Fat740
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat82g126%
Saturated Fat19g95%
Trans Fat0.5g
Cholesterol140mg47%
Sodium670mg28%
Potassium770mg22%
Protein22g43%
Calories from Fat740
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate172g57%
Dietary Fiber9g36%
Sugars116g232%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Beverly J. 5 Jul 2015
I love carrot cake and am so glad to have a recipe for it. I used my food processor to grate the carrot which made it easy. I also added some nutmeg with the cinnamon and loved the extra flavor.