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RECIPE: Carrot Cake

Updated: Apr 12, 2022

Is there anything more delicious than a carrot cake? Packed full of pecans, raisins, and carrots, it’s the perfect addition to any Easter celebration.

Each individual OSCAR recipe has been assessed by our qualified Dietitians and includes the IDDSI Texture Modification Suitability index.

Serves 50 Adults



Plain Flour


​Baking Soda






​Vegetable Oil


Raw Sugar


Brown Sugar


​Vanilla Extract



​12 each


​7 each





​Cream Cheese


​Icing Sugar


​Whipping Cream



​150g (for decoration)


  1. Heat the oven to 176°C. Grease round cake pans and line the bottom with baking paper then grease the top of the paper.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, salt, and the cinnamon until well blended.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk oil, sugars and vanilla. Whisk in eggs, one at a time, until combined. Add the dry ingredients, stirring. Stir in the carrots, nuts, and raisins.

  4. Divide batter between the prepared cake pans. Bake for approx. 35 to 45 minutes.

  5. Cool cakes in pans for 15 minutes then turn out onto cooling racks.

  6. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with a handheld mixer on medium speed until creamy, about 1 minute. Beat in the icing sugar, until fluffy. Pour in cream and beat on medium speed for 1 minute. Chill covered until ready to frost cake.

  7. Frost the top of one cake layer, place the other cake layer on top. Scatter nuts on top.

Allergens: Wheat, Egg, Tree Nuts & Milk

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information & Texture Modification Suitability for Carrot Cake

For Childcare centres

This carrot cake recipe can serve up to 100 child size portions. And it's a fun and yummy way to include extra veggies into the children’s diets.


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