Carrot Cakelets

Prep Time: 0:30     Bake Time: 0:18     Yields: 20-24 servings


  • Cake:
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons gound cinnamon
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep & Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).  Grease and flour pan.  In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil, sugar and vanilla.  Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon,  Stir in carrots.  pour half of batter into prepared cavities.  Bake 18-22 minutes until tooth pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.  Cool 10 minutes in pan; invert cakes onto cooling rack.  Wash and prepare pan again.  Repeat procedure with remaining batter.

For Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners sugar and creamy.  Place dollop of frosting on top of each cakelet.  Garnish with additional carrots and nuts, if desired. Makes 24 cakelets.

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