Bursting with rich flavors and the decadence of cream cheese, this spiced walnut carrot cake is a perfect autumn treat. Serve this mouthwatering creation warm or chilled at cozy get-togethers or holiday gatherings this season!
Spiced Walnut Carrot Cake Recipe
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
¼ teaspoon ground cloves
¼ teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
½ cup granulated white sugar
⅓ cup packed light brown sugar
¼ cup heavy cream
¼ cup vegetable oil
1 cup carrots, finely shredded
1 cup chopped walnuts
Cream cheese frosting recipe
Preheat oven to 350° F. Line an 8-inch round cake pan with parchment paper.
In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and salt.
In a small bowl, whisk eggs, sugars, cream and oil until smooth.
Gently mix egg mixture into dry ingredients until moistened; mix in carrots and walnuts.
Transfer batter to prepared pan.
Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Allow to cool in pan for 15 minutes.
Cover cake in cream cheese frosting and garnish with halved walnuts.