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Carrot Cake

Aktualisiert: 16. Okt. 2021

A creamy, seducing interpretation of the standard carrot cake...or may we humbly say: The best carrot cake you have ever tried!

Season: All

Preparation time: 15 min

Cooking time: 45 min

Ingredients for 1 cake (approx. 15 portions):

For the cake:

  • 450 g carrots

  • 100 g pecans

  • 280 flour

  • 240 g butter

  • 300 g brown sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • ¼ tsp nutmeg

  • 10 cl water

  • 2 tsp vanilla flavoring

  • ¼ tsp of salt

For the icing:

  • 250 fresh cheese (Philadephia or St Moret type)

  • 50 g icing sugar

  • 60 g butter

  • 1 tsp of vanilla flavoring


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Grate the carrots and finely chop the pecans.

  2. In a bowl, sift the flour with baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. In a bowl, mix the butter with the sugar until the mixture is creamy.

  3. Add the eggs one at a time, stirring each time. Mix for 2 minutes. Add the water, flavoring and grated carrots while mixing.

  4. Incorporate the flour and spice mixture in three batches while stirring, then add the pecans.

  5. Pour the preparation into a cake mold then bake for 30 minutes. Let it cool on the rack.

  6. In a bowl, beat the cream cheese with the icing sugar and vanilla for 2 minutes. Gradually add the butter cut into pieces then whisk vigorously to obtain a homogeneous preparation.

  7. Spread the icing on top of the cake and keep it cool until ready to serve.

Nutritional values for 1 cake (approx. 15 portions):

6228 kcal | 6.2 g protein | 16 g of carbs of which 4 g is sugar | 365 g fat | 32 g fiber

CO2 Emission per portion: 9.86kg CO2 (equivalent to 28 miles in a petrol car / recipe)

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