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carrot tray bake with cream cheese icing cut into squares

Carrot Traybake

 This Carrot Traybake recipe is one of my signature bakes. Moist, spiced with Cinnamon and topped with delicious cream cheese Icing. It's always a crowd pleaser.

Course Traybakes
Cuisine Universal
Keyword Traybakes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 16 people
Calories 526 kcal


  • 300 mls vegetable oil
  • 400 grams plain flour
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 400 grams caster sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 2 tsps cinnamon
  • 400 grams grated carrot I use my food processor to just whizz them to tiny carrot rubble
  • ½ tsp salt

Cream Cheese Icing

  • 350 grams icing sugar
  • 200 grams full fat cream cheese
  • 50 grams unsalted butter not soft but not straight from the fridge


  1. Preheat your oven to 170 C/325 F/Gas Mark 3

  2. Whisk the 4 eggs, 400 grams/ 14 oz sugar and 300 mls oil together until pale and mousse like.

  3. Add the 400 grams/14 oz flour, 2 tsp baking powder, ½ tsp salt, 2 tsp cinnamon and mix thoroughly.

  4. Add the 400 grams/14 oz grated carrot and mix well.

  5. Tip out into your lined baking tray and level off.

  6. Bake for an hour approx.

  7. Leave in the tin to completely cool

Cream Cheese Icing

  1. I just whizz the whole lot in the food processor so I don't have to sieve. I can't bear to sieve. Make sure the cream cheese is cold from the fridge.

  2. Slather it everywhere.

  3. Apply to Dog Rough Face.

Nutrition Facts
Carrot Traybake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 526 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 147mg6%
Potassium 189mg5%
Carbohydrates 69g23%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 48g53%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 4480IU90%
Vitamin C 1.5mg2%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.