Saturday Sweets - Carrot Cake
Recipe type: dessert, snack
Total time: 
Serves: 16
A delicious spiced Carrot cake
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups grated carrots (about 2-3 large carrots)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • Icing:
  • 125g (or ¼ cup) cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  1. Grease and flour 8-inch bundt pan (if using 9-inch, it will just be lower, and make sure to reduce cooking time)
  2. Mix together oil, eggs and carrots in large bowl.
  3. In separate bowl, stir together flour, salt, soda, cinnamon and nutmeg. Beat into wet ingredients and mix well.
  4. Put batter in pan. Bake at 350F for 50-60 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Remove from pan, and cool on rack.
  6. Icing:
  7. When the cake is completely cool, cream together cream cheese, butter or margarine, icing sugar and vanilla. Spread, and enjoy!
Recipe by Hidden Ponies at