Carrot Cake Recipe

Prep Time: 30
Cook Time: 50
Ready in: 80

A really good carrot cake recipe is a must-have in anyone’s baking repertoire! Try out this lightly spiced cake topped with our delicious Carnation frosting. Our carrot cake recipe can be baked within an hour, and with our easy to follow guide, you’ll be able to create a cake that’s great for a tea time treat or special occasion in no time!


  • You will also need...

  • a 20cm square cake tin, lined with parchment
  • Method

    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, (160°C for fan ovens), Gas Mark 4

    2. In a large bowl whisk the eggs and sugar together until thick and creamy. Slowly whisk in the oil and half the tin of the condensed milk. Mix in the remaining cake ingredients

    3. Pour into the tin and bake for 45-50 minutes until well risen. Cool slightly then turn out and cool completely

    4. To prepare the frosting, place the cream cheese in a bowl and beat until smooth, whisk in the rest of the condensed milk. Spread the frosting over the cake. Decorate with lemon and orange zest