The Ultimate Guide to Making Perfect Carrot Cake with Philly Cream Cheese Icing

Are you looking for the perfect carrot cake recipe? Look no further! This guide will show you how to make a delicious and moist carrot cake with the perfect Philly cream cheese icing. The result will be a cake that is sure to impress all of your friends and family.

What You Need To Make Carrot Cake with Philly Cream Recipe

Carrot Cake with Philly Cream
  • flour
  • Baking Powder
  • baking soda
  • cinnamon
  • nutmeg
  • cloves
  • salt
  • egg
  • oil
  • sugar
  • carrots
  • crushed pineapple
  • walnuts or pecans
Carrot Cake with Philly Cream

How To Make Carrot Cake with Philly Cream

Jennifer Tirrell
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
40 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Course Cake
Cuisine American
Servings 18
Calories 449 kcal


  • 1 dash Dash of ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons MAGIC Baking Powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cups oil
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 1 (19 ounce) can crushed pineapple, well drained
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.In a medium-sized bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, spices, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs and oil together until well blended.Gradually add the granulated sugar, mixing until blended.
  • Add the flour mixture, carrots, pineapple, and walnuts to the bowl, and mix well.Pour the mixture into a greased and floured 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch (3-L) tube pan.
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Pro Tips for Making Carrot Cake with Philly Cream

Are you tired of dry, bland carrot cakes? Look no further! With our pro tips, you will be able to make a delicious and moist carrot cake that will be the star of any gathering.

Baking the perfect carrot cake requires a few key steps. Here are some tips to help you get it right:

  • Preheat your oven to the correct temperature before baking.
  • Do not overmix the batter to prevent a tough cake.
  • Use a bundt pan or a 9×13 inch pan for the best results.
  • Bake the cake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool completely before frosting to prevent melting.


This is the perfect carrot cake recipe, complete with a delicious Philly cream cheese icing. It is sure to impress all of your friends and family, and is a cake that is easy to make and sure to become a new favorite. Give it a try today and discover why this cake is so special!

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I'm Jennifer Tirrell, a self-taught baker, and founder of CakeRe. As an experienced baker and recipe publisher, I have spent over a decade working in the kitchen and have tried and tested countless baking tools and products. From classic cakes to creative twists, I've got you covered. So grab your apron and let's get baking!

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