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Jamaican carrot cake

carrot cake recipe

There are many versions of Jamaican carrot cake, this is my method.

Cakes often mean a party, but you can serve them at any time of the day, whether it’s a tea-time treat or lunch –time dessert. Cakes is always much appreciated.


1 1/2 cups carrots, finely grated

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup oil

2 eggs

1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. nutmeg

1/2 tsp. ginger

1/4 cup raisins

1/4 cup, unsalted peanut (finely chopped)

1/2 cup cream cheese, softened

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract



In a bowl, mix carrots and sugar. Fold in oil, then eggs.


In another bowl, sift the dry ingredients. Add all at once to the carrots, oil and eggs mixture. Fold in cream cheese and raisins.


Pour into a greased Bundt pan. Scatter the finely chopped peanut over the top of the mixture. Bake in a preheated oven at 350F (175F) for 30-35 minutes

If you want icing

Try this cream cheese icing


1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup cream cheese, softened

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

2 1/2 cups icing sugar


In a bowl, mix all ingredients. Whip until smooth. Spread over cake after it has been cooled.

If you want caramel sauce


1 cup corn syrup

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup butter, softened

1 1/2 tbsp. cornstarch

1 cup heavy cream


In a microwave-safe bowl, mix all ingredients, except cream. Cook for 5 minutes, on HIGH. Blend in cream. Pour over cake at once or let it cool

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