Carrot Cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot cake, spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg, is made especially delicious with a cream cheese frosting. Photo credit: Amanda Rettke from

Serves: Makes 24 servings.
10 mins Prep time 45 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
45 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. For the Cake, mix flour, baking soda, salt, and spices in large bowl. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour into greased and floured 13x9-inch baking pan.

  • Bake 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.

  • For the Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add confectioners' sugar, beating well after each addition. Frost cooled cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 385Calories: 385Cholesterol: 55mg
  • Sodium: 234mgProtein: 3g
  • Total Fat: 21gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 46g