Carrot Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe courtesy Coffee Gallery
TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 40 min
Prep: 30 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 1 hr 10 min
YIELD: 12 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 4 (3-ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 2/3 cups confectioners' sugar
    CARROT CAKE:
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
    • 1 1/2 cups canola oil
    • 4 eggs
    • 3 1/2 cups carrots, grated
    • 1 cup chopped walnuts
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    Directions

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    In an electric mixer beat the cream cheese and butter on high until smooth. Then add confectioners' sugar. Continue to beat on high until the lumps have all dissolve. Finally, beat in vanilla extract and lemon juice on low speed until the frosting is completely mixed.
    In a large mixing bowl combine, sugar, flour, salt, spices, and baking soda. Add oil to the dry ingredients and mix well. Add eggs; beat in one at a time.

    Once the batter is properly mixed, stir in carrots and walnuts. Pour the cake batter into a greased 9 by 13-inch pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 60 to 70 minutes or until golden brown.

    Once cake has cooled, frost and sprinkle chopped walnuts on top as a garnish.

    This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.

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