carrot surprise cake

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By Marian Arbour
from Newcastle, ON

When my children were little I would usually make their birthday cake with a surprise tucked inside..it was usually a 50 cent coin wrapped in wax paper..this time I also added the cream cheese.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 12 to 14
prep time 30 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For carrot surprise cake

  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 3 c
    shredded carrots
  • 1 c
    canola oil
  • 2c c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2
    chopped pecans
  • 1 oz
    8 ounce cream cheese
  • 1/4 c
    butter oftened
  • 4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    8 ounce cream cheese
  • 1/4 c
    white sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • the last 3 items are for the filling

How To Make carrot surprise cake

  • 1
    In bowl beat sugar and eggs, add carrots and oil and mix til well combined..mix together flour, cinnamon and soda add to carrot mixture,,mix well stir in pecans.
  • 2
    FROSTING..beat together cream cheese.vanilla, butter and confectionary sugar and spread on cake.
  • 3
    Grease and flour a 10 inch bundt pan.....pour 3 cups cake batter into pan spoon cheese mix over batter and pour remaining batter over cream cheese bake in 350Foven and bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when tested cool cake in pan 10 minutes and remove to wire rack to cool.
  • 4
    For filling beat together 8 ounce cream cheese and 1/4 cup sugar and 1 egg..
  • 5
    I live in Canada and we have 1 and 2 dollar coins..we call them loonies and toonies..I will have to add this to the next cake for one of my great grand children and wrap it in foil or saran and put it in with the icing.
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