Carrot cake recipe

In this weeks recipe, I will show you how to make my favorite carrot cake which is perfect for Easter that is right around the corner. This tasty recipe is so flavorful that it makes it difficult to eat just one piece. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

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Ingredients:
2 cups All purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
3 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp allspice
1/4 tsp ginger
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup apple sauce (unsweetened)
3 eggs
1tsp vanilla extract
2 cups shredded carrots
1 cup chopped Walnuts
1 can crushed pineapple (drained)

Cream cheese buttercream frosting
1 pck cream cheese
1/2 cup unsalted butter
4 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract 
Topping
Candied walnuts
Step 1
Preheat the oven at 350' F
 
Step 2
In a medium size bowl, sift together, flour, baking soda and baking powder. Add salt, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and ginger. Mix until well combined. Set aside.
 Step 3
Using an electric mixer, beat your eggs with your sugars on medium speed until smooth.
 Step 4
Add your apple sauce and mix until well combined.
Step 5
Add your flour mixture until no more lumps.  
Step 6
Fold in carrots and walnuts.
Step 7
Pour your cake mixture in a cake pan lined with parchemin paper. (Two 8''or one 9X13 cake pan) Bake for 50-60 minutes
Step 8
 Cream cheese buttercream frosting
Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and butter on medium speed until creamy.

Step 9
Gradually add your powdered sugar until smooth. Add vanilla extract.

Step 10
Spread the cream cheese over your cake. Top with Cinnamon covered walnuts.

Enjoy!
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