Simple Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Simple Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Why This Recipe Works

When developing our carrot cake recipe, we wanted to avoid dense, soggy cake while streamlining the procedure. For a moist, rich cake with a tight and tender crumb, we tinkered with the amounts of all-purpose flour, carrots, and oil to get ...

Why This Recipe Works

When developing our carrot cake recipe, we wanted to avoid dense, soggy cake while streamlining the procedure. For a moist, rich cake with a tight and tender crumb, we tinkered with the amounts of all-purpose flour, carrots, and oil to get just the right balance. Conservative quantities of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves gave our carrot cake recipe pleasant, but not overwhelming, spice. And we added some sour cream to our cream cheese frosting recipe for shine as well as flavor.

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Easy Sheet CakesSeason 4, Ep. 424

A sheet cake is like a two-layer cake with training wheels—it’s hard to fall off. But sheet cakes are still cakes. They can still turn out dry, sticky, or flavorless, and on occasion they can even sin...