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Carrot and Walnut Cake Recipe

Carrot and Walnut Cake

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"A nice carrot and walnut cake with a slight taste of spice due to some spices like cardamom. It's not too sweet and the count of calories is moderate."

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Original recipe makes 1 -9 or 10 inch tube pan Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 or 10 inch tube pan.
  2. Sift the flour, baking soda, and baking powder together and set aside.
  3. Beat the eggs with the ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and ground cardamom together for 5 minutes. Stir in the confectioner's sugar and mix well. Beat in the vegetable oil and continue beating for 5 minutes.
  4. Alternately add the flour mixture and the milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, to the egg mixture. With a spoon stir in the carrots and the walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour. Enjoy it with a glass of milk or a cup of tea.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 15, 2008

Absolutely gorgeous! I just followed the recipe exactly, except added a little bit of clove. Perfect if you're a beginner like me.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 23, 2008

This wasn't the best carrot cake I've ever had. It was sort of dry. It wasn't very flavorful. It needed to be a bit sweeter. Tweaking it with some more sugar and maybe some more oil might help.


11 Ratings

Jan 05, 2004

Kids love these! Walnuts or Not, Freezer or not they won't last long with kids around! CS

Mar 24, 2008

This is a European style cake. It's quite dry and not particularly sweet, but frosting helps with the extra sweetness. I will probably not make this one again because I like my cakes more moist, but it's a great recipe if you're looking for a European style cake.

Nov 21, 2003


Mar 12, 2008

Ever since I was little carrot cake has always been my favourite and there was a certain cafe I'd go to up until I moved to Germany and for 3 years I've searched for a carrot cake recipe like there's and I have to say this not only is the recipe I have been looking for but it is much much better than theres :D What impressed me even more was that my horrified fiance who couldn't believe his eyes when he saw me putting carrots in a cake and was adiment that I had just ruined a perfectly good cake mixture ate 1 whole of these cakes to himself. I think I'll half the mixture next time though as I got two beautiful cakes out of this in 10 inch pans. Also I iced it with the cream cheese frosting recipe I found on this website.

May 18, 2008

Perfect carrot cake in every way

Mar 25, 2008

Delicious! Great recipe, thanks!


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  • Calories
  • 387 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 36.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 24 g
  • 37%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 7.4 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 238 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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