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Here is a delicious Easter dessert cake recipe:

Easter Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting:


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 1 can (8 oz) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Gradually add oil and mix until well combined.
  5. Gradually add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and mix until just combined.
  6. Fold in grated carrots, crushed pineapple, and chopped nuts.
  7. Divide the batter evenly between the two prepared cake pans.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Allow the cakes to cool for 10 minutes before removing them from the pans and transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. For the frosting, beat the cream cheese and butter together in a large bowl until creamy and smooth.
  11. Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract and mix until well combined.
  12. Frost the top of one cake layer with a thick layer of frosting and place the second cake layer on top.
  13. Frost the top and sides of the cake with the remaining frosting and sprinkle chopped nuts over the top for garnish, if desired.
  14. Chill the cake in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving.

Enjoy your delicious Easter Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting!

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