Don’t you think this simple, delicious carrot cake would look great on your Christmas family table? After a huge dinner, a freshly flavourful cake may be just the thing to present to your guests who are tired of normal basic cake.

Here is how you can prepare a delicious carrot cake for this Christmas


1. 1 cup extra virgin olive oil or any regular oil

2. 1 tablespoon of Plain yogurt

3. 4 eggs

4. 1 tsp. vanilla essence

5. Zest of an orange

6. Flour (two cups)

7. 1 & 1/2 cup sugar

8. A pinch of cinnamon

9. Nutmeg (1 tsp.)

10. 4 grated carrots

11. 1/2 cup of raisins

12. 1/2 cup minced walnuts

To make the icing

13. 2 cups sugar (finely ground)

14. Butter 1/2 cup

15. Cream cheese, 2 tbsp.


1. In a large mixing container, add the cooking oil. Combine the yogurt, eggs, vanilla essence, and orange zest in a mixing container. Whisk until the mixture is completely smooth.

2. Combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a different container. Combine all of the ingredients and add in the previous mixture. Blend in the carrots, raisins, and walnuts thoroughly.

3. Pour the batter into a round cake tin. You can either make one big cake or two small cakes on top of each other. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius for the next 25-30 minutes.

To make the frosting

1. Using a scraper, combine the granulated sugar and butter in a large mixing container. Blend the items with your beater after adding the cream cheese. Store in the fridge for 60 minutes before serving. Serve it with vanilla ice-cream for some delightful flavor.

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