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Carrot cake recipe with Cream cheese frosting

Carrot cake recipe with cream cheese frosting eggless and quite an easy yet delicious cake recipe for beginners.
AuthorSharmilee J


Dry mix:

  • 1 cup maida
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon powder optional

Wet mix :


  • 1/2 cup carrot
  • 1/4 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese frosting


  • Preheat oven at 180 deg C for 10 mins.To a small mixing bowl - add maida, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon powder.
  • Mix it well using a whisk for even mixing. Set aside. Alternatively you can sieve it too.
  • To another mixing bowl add oil and sugar.
  • Whisk well for a minute.
  • Then add milk and vanilla essence.
  • Now add flour mixture little by little.
  • Whisk well until no lumps are formed.
  • Add remaining flour mixture. Do not overmix.
  • Mix it well until no lumps are formed then add grated carrots.
  • Fold in gently. Cake batter ready.
  • To a cake tin add a butter paper. Grease with oil, sprinkle flour, tap to remove excess.
  • Now add the batter level it.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 180 deg C for 25- 30 mins. Cake is done, cool down completely.
  • We need around 1/2 cup cream cheese frosting for this cake.
  • Flip over the tin to demould. Remove butter paper.
  • Spread cream cheese frosting, sprinkle walnuts on top.
  • Cut into squares and serve!
  • Enjoy!



  • I love slightly chunky carrot shreds so used the large holed grater. You can use the fine variety too.
  • You can make this cake as a snack cake without frosting too.
  • If you are using granulated sugar reduce a little bit may be a 1 tbsp.
  • Cinnamon powder is optional, you can skip it too.
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