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2 cups finely grated carrots
1 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon floor cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon floor nutmeg
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (non-compulsory)
1/2 cup raisins (non-compulsory)
For the cream cheese frosting:

225g cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
2 cups icing sugar (powdered sugar)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat your oven to 180°C. Grease and flour a cake pan or place parchment paper within the backside.

In a big bowl, combine collectively the grated carrots, sugar and vegetable oil. Add the eggs separately, beating properly after every addition.

In one other bowl, sift collectively the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Add the dry elements to the carrot combination and blend till properly mixed. If you want, add the chopped walnuts and raisins.

Pour the batter into the ready pan and unfold it evenly.

Bake within the preheated oven for about 35-40 minutes, or till a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clear.

Take away from the oven and let cool within the pan for about 10 minutes earlier than transferring to a wire rack to chill utterly.

In the meantime, put together the cream cheese frosting. In a big bowl, beat cream cheese and butter till gentle and creamy. Add the icing sugar and vanilla, and proceed beating till you get hold of a homogeneous combination.

As soon as the cake is totally cool, unfold the cream cheese frosting excessive of the cake.

Serve and revel in your scrumptious carrot cake!

This recipe is only a fundamental information; You possibly can modify the quantities of sugar, spices and different elements based on your private preferences. I hope it seems scrumptious for you!

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