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easiest carrot cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Linda Yates
norfolk, VA

i made this cake for a baby shower after reading all the carrot cake recipes on this site. i added a few touches of my own. every one said it was the best they had ever eaten. reduces the calories just a tad.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For easiest carrot cake

  • 1 box
    dunkin hines carrot cake mix
  • 1 c
    dried cherries
  • 1 c
    roughly chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 c
    more raisnes
  • ingredients called for in cake mix.

How To Make easiest carrot cake

  • 1
    put water in each bowl of cherries, carrot raisen mix from cake mix and the extra raisens. microwave to soften and let cool. Chop Walnuts
  • 2
    Make cake as directed on the box. Add the above ingredients. Pour into two 8 inch round or two 9 inch round pans and cook according to directions on box.
  • 3
    Take one can of pre made cream cheese icing and add to it 8 oz. of low fat cream cheese and whip on high speed until creamy. Add the zest of one orange and a tad of orange flavoring. put in freezer too cool.
  • 4
    when layers are cooled completly frost with the cream cheese icing. the cherrys and the orange zest give this cake a wonderful difference in flavor.

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