The most amazing carrot cake you'll ever taste!
Before You Start
- Cake will result in 16 servings
- Total prep time required is 20 mins
- Total cook time required is 60 mins
- Baking tray
- 10" Round cake ring, 2" tall
- Mixing bowl
- Baking paper
- Cooking spray
- Wooden spoon
- Kitchen aid
- 288g Flour
- 450g Castor sugar
- 2.5g Salt
- 13.5g Cinnamon
- 100g Walnuts
- 78g Coconut shredded
- 10g Baking powder
- 95ml Veg oil
- 165g whole egg
- 125g Diced tinned pineapple
- 315g Shredded carrot
- 5g Vanilla essence
- Ingredients for Cheese icing
- 500g Philadelphia cream cheese
- 180g Butter
- 305g Icing sugar
Method for carrot cake mix
Step 1 - Combine all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix.
Step 2 - Once dry ingredients are mixed well add all wet ingredients to the dry and mix well on speed 1
Step 3 - Lay baking paper on baking tray. Spray the inside of the cake ring around and place on baking tray.
Step 4 - Pour in cake batter.
Step 5 - Place cake into pre heated oven and bake for 60 mins at 160 degrees.
Step 6 - Once baked, allow to cool on wire rack before applying the icing.
Method for Cheese icing
Step 1 - Beat the butter and cheese on low speed while slowly adding the icing sugar.
Step 2 - Continue beating until light and fluffy.
Step 3 - Slice the carrot cake in half and apply a generous layer of icing around the cake and then place the other half on top.
Step 4 - Continue applying the icing on and around the cake until evenly covered.
Step 5 - Lightly dust the cake in cinnamon to give a nice look.
Once the cake is iced, place in the fridge for 2 hours to allow the cake to set. Once the cake has set it's ready for slicing. Enjoy!!!