Carrot Cake With Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

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This Carrot Cake With Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting recipe is a moist and flavorful cake with the most delectable cream cheese frosting ever. The cake has two layers and is generously garnished with toasted coconut that gives it a certain richness that comes from coconut. The brown butter is another wonderful touch to this cake. This carrot cake is one of the most amazing cake recipes and a great idea for making birthday cakes for kids too. The nutrition in carrots is very high in terms of dietary fiber, vitamin C, and vitamin A. It has no saturated fats and is practically cholesterol-free. With so many health benefits that come from the nutrition in carrots, it is hard not to bake with them.

If you’re a carrot cake aficionado, then you already know how important it is to achieve that quintessential carrot taste when you bake a carrot cake recipe. This comforting carrot cake recipe is one of the best cake recipes to make for any occasion. If you’re tired of using store-bought frosting, then you must try making the frosting as directed in this recipe. When baking cakes, always grate the carrots in a food processor to get an even texture. If you wish to make this cake ahead of time, you can freeze it and thaw it on the day of serving with freshly made frosting. If you are into cupcakes, then go ahead and turn this cake into little cupcake beauties by all means. It makes for a wonderful presentation too. You can add toasted nuts like pecans or walnuts for a nutty twist. Try adding colourful sprinkles on top of the gorgeous frosting to give it a festive look. Or add orange zest to give it a citrus flavour. You can even try adding pumpkin pie spice to the batter or pour some caramel sauce on top to enhance the comforting taste in the cake. Make it the way you like it. Either way, this carrot cake recipe will be the show-stopper.

Nutrition Facts for: Carrot Cake With Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting from For the Love of Cooking

Ingredients: Carrots, eggs, sugar, coconut oil, buttermilk, vanilla extract, all-purpose floure, whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar, toasted shredded coconut.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 14 servings

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

Per Serving: Calories 758, Calories from Fat 447, Total Fat 49.7g 76%, Saturated Fat 36.5g 182%, Cholesterol 110mg 37%, Sodium 507mg 21%, Potassium 279mg 8%, Carbohydrates 75.7g 25%, Dietary Fiber 1.8g 7%, Sugars 51.8g, Protein 7.2g, Vitamin A 126%, Vitamin C 3%, Calcium 9%, Iron 12%

Keep in mind to use fresh spices when baking a cake like this one for achieving a luscious depth of flavor. Do not use spices that have been sitting on your shelf for a long time because spices tend to lose their aroma and do not have a long shelf life. It makes baking a cake worthy and tasty when you buy fresh spices for this cake recipe. Using the best vanilla extract will also impact the flavour in this cake recipe to a large extent. Look for the best vanilla extract with no additives like corn syrup, sugar, etc. Thank you to Pam at the ‘For the Love of Cooking’ food blog for sharing this comforting carrot cake recipe with us. Do check out her blog for more amazing cake recipes. This Carrot Cake With Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting recipe is dense, full of flavour and one of the best cake recipes with carrots. Make this easy and delicious dessert today!**

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