Cream Cheese Icing For Carrot Cake Recipe

Cream Cheese Icing For Carrot Cake Recipe
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 280
  • Fat: 18 g
  • Saturated fat: 6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 29 g
  • Sugar: 21 g
  • Sodium: 160 mg
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 45 mg
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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A carrot cake with cream cheese icing is one of the most popular cakes around the globe. This rich flavoured cake can be served as a snack at tea, and can also be used as a genuine traditional wedding cake.
Ingredients
  • Carrot Cake:
  • Eggs – 3
  • Butter milk – ¾ cup
  • Vegetable oil - ¾ cup
  • White sugar - 1 ½ cup
  • Vanilla extracts - 2 tea spoons
  • Ground cinnamon - 2 tea spoons
  • Nutmeg - ⅛ tea spoon
  • Salt - ¼ tbsp
  • All-purpose flour - 2 cups
  • Baking soda - 2 tea spoons
  • Shredded carrots - 2 cups
  • Flaked coconut - 1 cup
  • Chopped walnuts - 1 cup
  • Pineapple with juice - 8 oz
  • Raisins - 1 cup
  • Orange juice - 1 cup
  • Icing:
  • Softened cream cheese - 8 oz
  • Softened butter - ½ cup
  • Confectioners’ sugar - 3 cups
  • Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon
  • Icing sugar – 1 cup
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, which is equal to 175 degrees C.
  2. Take a 9x13 inch pan, and grease and flour it.
  3. Put the raisins into the sauce pan and then cover them all with the orange juice.
  4. Boil the raisins covered with the orange juice.
  5. Drain out all the juice in a bowl, and set the raisins aside.
  6. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  7. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, butter milk, oil, sugar and vanilla.
  8. Mix it all together. When its done, add the flour mixture and mix it together well.
  9. In a medium bowl, combine your carrots, coconut, walnuts, pineapple and raisins.5
  10. Add your carrot mixture into the butter mixture and mix it well together.
  11. Pour the mixture in the greased pan, and bake it in the preheated oven for 25 to 35 minutes at least.
  12. Insert a toothpick in the centre of the cake, and if it comes out clean, it means that your cake is perfectly baked.
  13. Take it out of the oven, and allow it to cool.
  14. To make icing, take a large bowl and beat the softened cream cheese with butter until it mix up smooth.
  15. Add vanilla extracts in the mixture and continue beating it.
  16. Pour the icing sugar in it – one-third at a time – and continue beating until the mixture becomes smooth.
  17. Once the cake has been cooled down, ice the cake properly with the mixture, and refrigerate it.
  18. Serve it as your need.

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