Scrumptious Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Ready in
55 min
From birthday parties to potlucks, carrot cake always rises to the occasion. This version uses Hellmann’s® Mayonnaise to deliver layers of moist, baking-spiced, carrot-y goodness every time.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

25 min

Cooking Time

30 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


3 cups All Purpose Flour
2 cups Granulated Sugar
2 tsp Baking Soda
1.5 tsp Ground Cinnamon
0.5 tsp Ground nutmeg
0.5 tsp Salt
0.25 tsp Cloves ground
1 cup Hellmann's® Real Mayonnaise
0.3 cup Milk
2 Egg
3 cups Carrot peeled and grated
1 cup Pineapple well drained and crushed
1 cup Toasted Walnuts chopped (or pecans)
6 ozs Cream Cheese softened
4 cups Confectioners Sugar
4 tbsp Imperial® margarine
4 tsp Lemon Juice
2 tsp Regular Vanilla Extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F (180° C). Grease 2 x 9-inch (23 cm) cake pans and line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and cloves. Add Hellmann's® Real Mayonnaise, milk and eggs. With an electric mixer, beat at low speed for 2 minutes, scraping the bowl frequently. (Batter will be thick.) With a large spoon, stir in grated carrots, drained pineapple and walnuts. Evenly spoon into prepared pans.
  3. Bake 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pans and let cool completely.
  4. In a medium bowl, with electric mixer, beat cream cheese, confectioners sugar, margarine, lemon juice and vanilla until light and creamy, about 5 minutes. Evenly spread frosting over cooled cake.

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