Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Cake Recipe

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 4


  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • cups Caster Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg Powder
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ cup Lukewarm Milk
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup Oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 2 cups Carrots
  • 1 cup Walnut


  • 120 gm Butter
  • 220 gm Cream Cheese
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 250 gm Icing Sugar


  • In bowl,add all-purpose flour,caster sugar,nutmeg powder,cinnamon powder,salt,baking soda,mix well and set aside.
  • In lukewarm milk,add lemon juice,mix well and let it rest for few minutes.Butter milk is ready & set aside.
  • In bowl,add eggs and beat well.
  • Add oil,prepared butter milk,vanilla essence and beat again.
  • Gradually add dry flour mixture and beat until well combined (don’t over beat).
  • Add carrots,walnuts and fold gently with the help of the spatula.
  • Grease 8” inch baking pan with cooking oil,place butter paper and pour cake batter in prepared baking pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 180 C for 40-50 minutes or until the cake pulls away from the side of the pans and a toothpick inserted in the center of the cakes comes out clean.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and run a knife around the edges to loosen them from the sides of the pan.
  • Transfer the cake to the wire rack and let it cool.

Cream cheese Frosting:

  • In bowl,add butter and beat until fluffy.
  • Add cream cheese and beat until smooth.
  • Add vanilla essence and icing sugar,beat again and refrigerate until use.


  • With the help of the cake knife, horizontally cut two layers of cake.
  • On cake tray, place cake layer and apply frosting.
  • Place another cake layer and cover the cake with cream cheese frosting & chopped walnuts.
  • Decorate & serve.

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