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    Carrot-Walnut Cake Carrot-Walnut Cake

    Try this classic cake recipe, and you’ll make it a permanent addition to your collection!

    Prep: 20 min - Bake: 45 min

    1 1/2 cups sugar
    1 cup vegetable oil
    3 eggs
    2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
    1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    5 medium carrots, shredded (3 cups)
    1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
    Cream Cheese Frosting (below)

    1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour bottom and sides of rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches.

    2. Mix sugar, oil and eggs in large bowl until blended; beat with spoon 1 minute. Stir in remaining ingredients except carrots, walnuts and Cream Cheese Frosting; beat with spoon 1 minute. Stir in carrots and nuts. Pour into pan.

    3. Bake 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.

    Makes 16 servings

    Cream Cheese Frosting

    1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
    1 tablespoon milk
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    4 cups powdered sugar

    Beat cream cheese, milk and vanilla in medium bowl with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, until smooth and spreadable.

    Nutritional Info Per 1 Serving: Calories 490 (Calories from Fat 215); Fat 24g (Saturated 6g); Cholesterol 55mg; Sodium 210mg; Potassium 150mg; Carbohydrate 65g (Dietary Fiber 2g); Protein 5g

    This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.

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