One Layer Carrot Cake

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • one hour
  • 6 servings

Carrots are not exactly what you would expect to find in a dessert recipe. But we’ve got something that will surely change your mind! Carrots add a sweet taste to the cake, and with some cream cheese and butter in the mix, you’ll have a flavorful dessert.

Ingredients Needed for One Layer Carrot Cake

    5 carrots
    3 eggs
    ⅔ cup sugar
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    2 cups of flour
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1 ½ cups of powdered sugar
    1 cup cream cheese
    4 ounces of butter

How to Make One Layer Carrot Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 380°F/190°C.
  2. Use a shredder and finely grate all carrots.
  3. Break the eggs and add them in a mixer with sugar. Mix it for under a minute and add shredded carrots and 1 tablespoon vegetable oil.
  4. Use a large bowl and add flour, baking powder, cinnamon and a pinch of salt. Mix everything with a fork. Combine it with the previously made egg and sugar mixture in a blender. Blend it until it gets a smooth texture.
  5. Add mixture in a cake tin and bake it for 40 minutes.
  6. In the meantime, you can take care of the icing. Use a large bowl and add powdered sugar, cream cheese and butter. Use a fork to mix all of the ingredients together.
  7. When ready, cover the cake with icing and serve.

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