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Carrot Cake Lena

Updated: Jul 7

  • A wonderfully soft and juicy carrot and cream cake. We offer two recipes that I saved from my mom. It is easy to prepare and ready quickly. This is a treat that you can make at any time of the year. Follow recipe.

Ingredients: cup - 200 ml, total time: 90 min., 8 serving

1st Dry Ingredients:

  • 2 cup flour

  • 1.5 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1.5 teaspoons cinnamon

2nd Wet Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cup oil

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract/ or 1 vanilla sugar

  • 4 larger eggs

3rd Chopped Ingredients:

  • 300 g grated carrots

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1/2 cups of raisins


  • 200 g cream cheese

  • 1.5 cup of powdered sugar

  • 80 ml sweet sour cream

  • a few more coarsely chopped walnuts for decoration

  1. To start, turn on the oven to 180 °C. First, take 3 plastic bowls: I n first mix the dry ingredients under number 1.

  2. In the second wet ingredients under number 2. Mix first eggs, then add sugar until well foamed.

  3. In the third bowl, put the chopped ingredients under number 3. (carrots, walnuts, and raisins.)

  4. Combine the ingredients under serial numbers 1 and 2. and whisk them well. Finally, add the ingredients from the third bowl serial number. 3 combine it all with a spatula.

  5. Take a 22 cm baking tray and grease it add flour, discard the excess, pour 1/2 of the mixture, bake for 30 minutes.

  6. Check the dough with a toothpick if it is ready. Repeat the same with the other 1/2 of the mixture while the crust cools first. Cool both crusts well. During that time, make the cream.


  1. Take the cheese and mix it well. Then add the sugar, mix it well.

  2. In another bowl, mix the sweet cream until you get a nice, thick and frothy mass. Then combine everything with a spatula.

  3. Coat the crust with cream, then cover with other crust. Coat the rest on top and decorate with chopped walnuts.

  4. Leave the cake for at least 2 hours to cool.

  5. Serve.

2. Recipe Carrot Cake


  • 350 g peeled and finely grated carrots

  • 240 g of smooth flour

  • 180 g of brown sugar

  • 120 g of finely chopped almonds

  • 1 baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • grated rind 1/2 orange and ½ lemon

  • 4 eggs

  • 230 ml of oil

  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla flavoring

  • pinch of salt


  • 400 g cream cheese/ Philadelphia

  • grated rind 1 orange

  • 300 g of white cooking chocolate



  1. Beat eggs, brown sugar with a mixer, add vanilla extract and oil.

  2. Then gradually add the mixed flour with baking powder, cinnamon, salt, finally add ground almonds, orange, and lemon peel and finely grated carrot. Mix well to make the mixture compact, then pour into a cake tin in which you have coated with butter and flour.

  3. Put baking paper so that it does not stick to the bottom.

  4. Bake the crust at 180 °C for 40 minutes.

  5. While the crust is baking, prepare the cake cream.


  1. Melt the white cooking chocolate first by mixing on Bain Marie. Then add the grated orange peel, cheese, and mix well until it becomes nice and compact.

  2. Cut the cooled crust into 2 parts, cover the first crust with 1/2 of the cream and flatten the cream nicely.

  3. Put the second crust and pour the mixture over the crust and cover the whole cake with cream. Decorate the cake as you wish. (sweet cream, almonds, walnuts, powdered sugar, mint leaves, carrot leaves etc.

  4. Leave the cake to cool for 2 hours.

  5. Serve!

Buon appetito!

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