Pumpkin Spiced Carrot Cake With A Spiced Frosting
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This pumpkin spiced carrot cake is absolutely bursting with flavors and is a definite yes to any dessert table.
  • CourseDessert
  • CuisineAmerican
Servings Prep Time
10 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
25 – 35 minutes
Servings Prep Time
10 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
25 – 35 minutes
Pumpkin Spiced Carrot Cake With A Spiced Frosting
Print Recipe
This pumpkin spiced carrot cake is absolutely bursting with flavors and is a definite yes to any dessert table.
  • CourseDessert
  • CuisineAmerican
Servings Prep Time
10 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
25 – 35 minutes
Servings Prep Time
10 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
25 – 35 minutes
Ingredients
Carrot Cake
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 large room temperature eggs
  • 2 ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice (can be replaced with cinnamon)
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup buttermilk (regular milk will do)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup vegatble oil
  • 1 ½ cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded or flake coconut
  • ½ cup crushed pineapple
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 12 oz cream cheese softened
  • 6 oz butter softened
  • 3 cups confectioner sugar
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¾ tsp vanilla extract
Servings: people
Instructions
Carrot Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Generously grease and flour two 9 inch cake pans.
  3. In a medium bowl combine, flour, salt, baking, soda and pumpkin spice or cinnamon.
  4. In a large bowl beat together, buttermilk, eggs, oil, pumpkin, sugars and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
  5. Gradually adding the dry ingredients.
  6. Fold in the pineapple, pumpkin, carrots and nuts and coconut until combined
  7. Pour batter into your cake pans and bake for 25- 35 min or until cakes are browned on top and an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Cool cakes in the pans for 30 min and then turn them out on wire racks to cool completely.
Frosting
  1. Cream together cream cheese and butter until very smooth and creamy.
  2. Add all other ingredients and adjust if necessary.
  3. Refrigerate frosting for 15 minutes to make it easier spread.
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