Saturday, February 25, 2012

Carrot Cake (or Muffins) & Cream Cheese Icing

You will need:
3 cups grated carrots
2 cups flour (I use half whole wheat, half white)
1 1/2 cups white sugar
4 eggs
1 cup oil
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp all spice
1/2 tsp salt

** this makes 1 cake or 12 big muffins

Mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, spices, salt.

In separate bowl mix sugar with eggs and oil.  Add dry to wet.  Incorporate, then mix in 3 cups grated carrots.

If baking cake - use parchment paper in spring form pan.
Bake at 350 for 1 hour

If making muffins, put into baking cups in muffin pan. 
Bake at 350 for 30 minutes

Cream Cheese frosting:
1 package cream cheese 250 g
3 tablespoon butter
1 cup icing sugar
tsp vanilla extract
mix with blender