https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/17433/carrot-and-walnut-cake-with-philly-frosting

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A favourite cake recipe using delicious Philadelphia Frosting Cream Cheese!

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups self-raising flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 2 ½ cups grated carrot (approx. 2 carrots)

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts, or pecans

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • ½ cup well drained crushed pineapple

  • 250g Philadelphia Frosting Cream Cheese with a hint of Lemon flavour

  • Walnuts, extra for decoration

Method

  • 1.

    Sift the flour, spices and bicarb into a large bowl, add the sugar, carrot and nuts and mix well. Whisk together the eggs; oil and pineapple then stir through the dry ingredients until well combined. Pour into a greased and base lined 20cm round cake pan.

  • 2.

    Bake in a moderate oven 180°C for 1–1¼ hours or until cooked when tested. Stand 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack. Cool.

  • 3.

    Spread the cake liberally with the Philly Frosting and sprinkle with the extra nuts. Slice and serve immediately.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 665kj
  • Fat Total 50g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Protein 9g
  • Carbohydrate 47g
  • Sugar 22g
  • Sodium 319mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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