Christmas Carrot Cake

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 2 hours
  • 10 servings
Christmas Carrot Cake

This easy-to-make flavor-packed carrot cake will look just perfect on your Christmas dinner table, don’t you think? Your guests may be fed up with chocolate, ahm … so a refreshing spiced-up cake may be just the right thing to serve after a heavy meal. We on our part, have really enjoyed the raisins and walnuts that really enhance and flavor the dough.

Ingredients Needed for Christmas Carrot Cake

1 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon yogurt
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
orange zest
2 cups of flour
1 ½ cups of sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
4 carrots, shredded
½ cup raisins
½ cup walnuts, chopped

For the frosting:

2 cups of powdered sugar
3.5 ounces of butter
2 tablespoons of cream cheese

How to Cook Christmas Carrot Cake

  1. Pour the vegetable oil in a large bowl.
  2. Add the yogurt, eggs, vanilla extract, and orange zest. Whisk until smooth.
  3. In a separate bowl, add the flour, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  4. Mix everything and pour the egg mixture. Add the carrots, raisins, walnuts, and mix well.
  5. Pour the mixture into 2 round cake tins, approximately 10 inches (25 cm) in diameter.
  6. Slide the tins into the oven for the next 30 minutes at 360 degrees F/180 degrees C.
For the frosting:
  1. Mix the powdered sugar with butter in a large bowl using a spatula.
  2. Add the cream cheese and use your mixer to combine the ingredients. Refrigerate for 60 minutes.
  3. Next, you can decide how you want to serve the cake. You can make 1 large one or 2 smaller ones.

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