Moist Carrot Cake

November 04, 2020

Amazing carrot cake baked from scratch. 
Its moist, sweetened with honey and crushed pineapple, with bits of walnut pieces.

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What Does Carrot Cake Taste Like?

Just one word I can describe ~ "yummy" :P

I have not baked any carrot cake before!
My first and will NOT be my last!

I was expecting the cake to have more carrot-y taste.

Had to say, I was smitten with this easy to bake carrot cake recipe.

It is moist and the warmth taste of spice that comes through is so comforting.

A good carrot cake must have some bits and bops like chopped nuts and pineapple too.

Most of all, best carrot cake must have cream cheese frosting!

How to Bake a moist Carrot Cake?

This carrot cake is one of the easiest to bake.
No cake mixer is required. 

You can hand mix everything even cream cheese frosting, but I was being lazy, I used a mixer to achieve that smooth fluffy texture.

The secret to have a moist carrot cake is the crushed pineapple or you can substitute with apple sauce.

You can scroll to the end of the post for list of ingredients and steps. 

Simple steps to successfully bake a moist carrot cake are as shown by photos below.

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Cream Cheese Frostings for Carrot Cake!

A MUST for any carrot cake!

I used the whole block of Philadephia cream cheese which is 250g. 
You can used 225g as the recipe below.

And I used salted butter to cut down the sweet taste in the cream cheese frosting.

Should Carrot Cake Be Kept in the Fridge?

Any cake with either cream cheese frostings or butter cream, best kept in the fridge.

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Does Carrot Cake taste better overnight?

Yes, carrot cake does taste better kept overnight in the fridge.
The flavours will blend in during this stage.

Furthermore, the cream cheese frosting will be firmer in the fridge.

Our Perth weather is warming up, my cream cheese frosting does not hold its shape well.

How many days do carrot cake last?

Carrot cake best consume within 3 days.

Reasons :
1) Cream cheese frosting
2) Cake started to be 'wet' after the third day, but still taste good!

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Other Cakes that you may wish to try.

Easy Watermelon Cake
Tasty and Easy Mango Tiramisu
Mango and Blueberry Cake
Lemon and Elderflower Cake
Semolina Cake with Orange Syrup

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 Amazing carrot cake baked from scratch is moist, sweetened with honey and crushed pineapple with bits of crunch walnuts.