Best carrot cake recipe ever




The best carrot cake recipe ever. As an organic, healthy and delicious proposal.

We propose you a simple and very special recipe with fairtrade and organic ingredients.

This carrot cake recipe, typically British, is really simple.

And in this case we have included a red fruits topping in contrast with the white cream cheese frosting.

It looks delicious, doesnt’t it?

Are you ready? Let’s start.

Ingredients for the best carrot cake recipe ever

You’ll need the following ingredients:

For the cake:

160 gr. organic fairtrade flour

95 gr. fairtrade cane sugar (panela)

200gr. grated carrot (organic)

65 gr. butter

2 eggs

90gr. organic olive oil

A baking powder dose



For the topping (cream cheese frosting):

300gr. cream cheese

55gr. butter

95gr. icing fairtrade cane sugar

toppings like organic fruits, or custom fondant cake toppers



Custom cake topper from Mas Que Cookies



Directions. How to prepare the best carrot cake recipe ever. (Easy level)

Mix the flour with the baking powder, the cinnamon and a bit of salt. Then add the grated carrot and mix slowly. Mix the eggs appart with the olive oil, the sugar and the melted butter.

Preheat the oven to 180¬ļC.

Put together both mixes and blend well.

Grease a mould, place the whole mix in it. Bake it in the oven for approx. 50 minutes (depending on the oven). To know if it’s time to take it out of the oven, use a knife. It should be clean when going through the inside of the cake.

Prepare the cream mixing its corresponding ingredients.

Let cake cool before unmolding it. Cover it afterwards with the cream.

Voilà! You have made a delicious cake!

If you do not eat gluten, cheese or eggs, you can try instead this vegan gluten free carrot cake recipe.


For the topping we’ve used organic raspberries and currants. Red fruits are rich in antioxidants, and they stand out great as cake toppers on the white cover of the carrot cake.

This cake is perfect for birthdays parties and Valentine’s Day. On FairChanges, the pro human rights marketplace, you can find other amazing cake decoration ideas¬†for baby showers, for wedding cakes, and even order custom cake toppers.


We hope you enjoy preparing and tasting this carrot cake. Feel free to share your experiences with us in the comments, and to send this recipe to anyone who wish to try it.

Bon appétit!

Warning: If you like photography, this dessert can cause long waits for your guests. Remember to ask them for patience as you take dozens of photos of the cake to upload them to¬†Instagram. Don’t forget to tage them¬†#fairchanges if you want to share with us, if only virtually ;-)


 Thanks in advance for your comments on this recipe. Will you try it?
Texts and images: Cristina Palacios
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