Food Processor Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Food Processor Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting picture

Summary

Cooking Time45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Carrots1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
 Pineapple1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), crushed
 All-purpose flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Vegetable oil2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Eggs2
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Whipping cream1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Cream cheese8 Ounce (1 Packet)
 Icing sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt To Taste (For The Cream Cheese Frosting:)
 Vanilla essence1 Tablespoon (For The Cream Cheese Frosting:)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5176 Calories from Fat 3246

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 368 g565.4%

Saturated Fat 135.5 g677.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1086.7 mg

Sodium 3195.8 mg133.2%

Total Carbohydrates 412 g137.2%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.8%

Sugars 340.7 g

Protein 42 g83.9%

Vitamin A 496.2% Vitamin C 79.7%

Calcium 97.6% Iron 48.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9 X 9" baking dish.

MAKING
2) Into the food processor, add flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Pulse for 3-4 whole turns.
3) Add in carrots, pineapple, oil, eggs and vanilla extract. Pulse the mixture till all the ingredients blend into each other. Keep scraping the sides of the processor intermittently.
4) Add in the walnuts and pulse for only about 10 seconds.
5) Pour the cake batter into the baking pan and bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool completely.
6) To prepare the cream cheese frosting, combine cream cheese, icing sugar, salt and vanilla essence.
7) Add in a 1/4 cup whipped cream into the cream cheese and whip well till creamy and light. Fold in the rest of the whipped cream.

SERVING
8) Spread the frosting evenly over the top and sides of the carrot cake.
9) Sprinkle the top with a handful of chopped walnuts.
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