Scrumptious Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Scrumptious Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Preparation Time25 mins Cooking Time30 mins Makes 12 servings

Bite into our delicious Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting made with Hellmann’s® Real Mayonnaise, nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger.

Nutritional Information


480 (1 serving)

Calories from Fat

230 (1 serving)

Total Fat

25g (1 serving)

Saturated Fat

5g (1 serving)


60mg (1 serving)


460mg (1 serving)

Total Carbs

61g (1 serving)

Dietary Fiber

2g (1 serving)


43g (1 serving)


6g (1 serving)


8% (1 serving)


8% (1 serving)

Vitamin C

6% (1 serving)

Vitamin A

70% (1 serving)

Ingredients List
  1. CAKE:
  2. 1 box (18.25 oz.) yellow pudding in the mix cake mix
  3. 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  4. 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  5. 1/4 tsp. ground ginger (optional)
  6. 3/4 cup Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise
  7. 3 eggs
  8. 2 cups grated carrot
  9. 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple in natural juice, drained
  10. 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
  12. 1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  13. 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  14. 2 Tbsp. margarine
  15. 2 tsp. lemon juice
  16. 1 tsp. vanilla extract



1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan*; set aside.

2. Combine cake mix, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger in large bowl. Beat in Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise, eggs, carrots and pineapple with electric mixer at low speed 30 seconds or until moistened. Increase speed to medium and beat 2 minutes. Stir in walnuts. Evenly spread into prepared pan.

3. Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. On wire rack, cool 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely.

4. For Frosting, beat cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, margarine, lemon juice and vanilla in medium bowl, with electric mixer until light and creamy, about 5 minutes. Evenly spread frosting over cooled cake. Garnish, if desired, with additional chopped walnuts.