Classic Carrot Cake with Dreamy Creamy White Chocolate Frosting

Preparation info
  • Serves:

    16 to 20

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

  • About

This is one of my all-time favorite cakes, and I worked long and hard to strike the right balance of sugar and spice. The cake was inspired by my dear friend David Shamah after I ate it every time I visited his former restaurant Back to Nature in Brooklyn. It’s delicious either cold or at room temperature.



Volume Ounce Gram
unbleached all-purpose flour


Preheat the Oven

Twenty minutes or more before baking, set an oven rack in the lower third of the oven and preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C.

Mix the Dry Ingredients

In a medium bowl, whisk togeth