The Thermomix Carrot cake is a classic dessert that is loved by many. It’s a delicious and moist cake that is perfect for any occasion.

Whether you’re making it for a special celebration or to satisfy your sweet tooth, these cakes are always a crowd-pleaser. And with the help of a TM (Thermomix®), you can quickly whip up the most delectable cake recipes in no time.

Carrot Cake Basics

Simple Thermomix carrot cake with almondsIt is a classic dessert that combines the sweetness of carrots with the warm tones of cinnamon and nutmeg. The essential ingredients include grated carrots, flour, sugar, eggs, oil, and spices. Along with these ingredients, other recipes call for crushed pineapple, raisins, and chopped nuts to add texture and flavor.

 The cake is typically topped with a rich and creamy cheese frosting, adding a tangy and indulgent element to each bite. It is a beloved treat for many, and with its moist and flavorful characteristics, it’s no wonder it’s a popular choice for special occasions and everyday indulgences.

Moist Carrot Cake Recipe

Creating a moist carrot cake begins with a good recipe. The key is to find a recipe that uses the right balance of ingredients, including grated carrots, to add moisture and sweetness to the cake. A good recipe will also incorporate spices like cinnamon and nutmeg to enhance the flavor.

Best Cream Cheese Frosting

No carrot cake is complete without a decadent cream cheese frosting. When making cream cheese icing, follow a reliable recipe that uses a proper ratio of cream cheese to icing sugar. The TM helps to achieve the perfect consistency for a luscious and spreadable icing.

Expert Tips for Making Carrot Cake

Using ingredients at room temperature is crucial to ensure proper incorporation and a uniform texture. Additionally, lining the cake tin with baking paper and allowing the cake to cool completely before frosting is essential for a professional finish.

Thermomix Carrot Cake Techniques

The TM’s are a game-changer when making delicious, moist, and flavorful desserts. Their precise and efficient mixing and chopping techniques can quickly achieve the perfect texture and consistency for your batter.

The TM’s ability to finely shred carrots and mix them with the other ingredients allows for a smooth and even distribution of flavors throughout the cake.

Additionally, The TM’s controlled heating and blending functions help to enhance the overall richness and depth of flavor in the cake. Making a delicious and indulgent carrot cake has never been easier or more satisfying.

Mixing Carrot Cake Batter and Incorporating Ingredients to the Thermomix Bowl

The TM bowl is ideal for mixing the carrot cake batter, ensuring that all the ingredients are evenly incorporated. The controlled speed and gentle mixing action result in a perfectly smooth batter. Following the recommended order to achieve the best results is essential when adding ingredients to the bowl. The gentle folding action of the TM ensures that the ingredients are appropriately combined without overmixing.

Ready to turn this dream into reality?

Gather the ingredients, preheat your oven, and follow our simple preparation steps below. 

Irresistible Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Cake Ingredients:

  • 300g carrots, chopped into four pieces
  • 200g oil (grape seed or canola)
  • Four free-range eggs
  • 250g Caster sugar
  • 100g Brown sugar/Rapadura sugar
  • 250g plain flour
  • 140g whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt

(Optional extras)

  • 60 g walnuts, chopped
  • 140 g Raisins (or sultanas or currants)

Icing Ingredients:

  • 100g of butter (cut into small chunks)
  • 100g icing sugar
  • 200g cream cheese

(Optional extra)

  • 1 Orange rind or small amount of orange juice

Cake Preparation:

  1. Please preheat the oven to 180°C and then line 2 loaf tins or one large square tin with parchment paper.
  2. Optional, chop 60g of walnuts smaller by placing them in the TM bowl and chopping for 1 second on speed 4. Set aside.
  3. Grate the carrots in the bowl for 5 seconds on speed 7. Set aside.
  4. Place butterfly whisk attachment in TM and add oil, eggs, and sugar into the bowl for 60 seconds on speed 3.
  5. Remove butterfly whisk attachment and add carrots, flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, and spices. Mix for 30 seconds on speed 4. (Optional) Add walnuts and raisins with the above ingredients.
  6. Pour the perfectly mixed batter into your prepared tin or tins. 
  7. Bake for 30 to 40 min or until a skewer comes out clean.
  8. After baking, leave cake to cool completely on a cooling rack

Icing Preparation:

  1. Place the butter in the TM bowl and mix till smooth for 30 seconds on speed 5
  2. Place butterfly whisk attachment in TM and add icing sugar and mix at speed 3 for 20 seconds until smooth.
  3. (Optional) If you want a Citrus Cream Cheese Frosting, add the orange rind or juice the above step.
  4. Now add the cream cheese and mix for 15-20 seconds at speed 3.
  5. Don’t forget the finishing touch. Spread it over your cooled cakes, and voilà! You’re now the proud creator of a delectable homemade carrot cake. Get baking and treat yourself to a slice of perfection!

Using Thermomix to Make Carrot Cupcakes and Adding Walnuts

You can effortlessly prepare the batter, fill the cupcake liners, and bake the cupcakes to perfection—the precise control and even mixing of the TM result in consistently delicious carrot cupcakes every time.Easy to make Thermomix carrot cupcake

If you love the taste and texture of crunchy nuts in your dessert, then adding chopped walnuts to your carrot cupcake batter is an excellent choice. Walnuts are not only crunchy but also packed with nutrients like healthy fats, protein, and antioxidants. 

Incorporating them into your cupcake batter is easy and can be done using your TM or a sharp knife. Simply chop the walnuts into small pieces and then fold them into the batter before baking. 

When baked, the walnuts add a delightful crunch to the cupcakes and create a beautiful contrast with the soft and moist texture of the cake. So if you’re looking to take your carrot cupcakes or cake to the next level, try adding some chopped walnuts to your recipe!

Enhancing Carrot Cake Experience and Serving Suggestions

  • A great way to improve the carrot cake experience is by sprinkle some finely chopped nuts or drizzle caramel sauce for added flavor and texture on top of the cake.
  • Carrot cake is delicious, but you can elevate the experience with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Fresh berries or a sprinkle of cinnamon on top also make delightful garnishes.
  • You can make individual carrot cake muffins instead of a round cake. Adjust the baking time and temperature for your muffins.
  • You can store the leftovers in the fridge. Before you refrigerate the cake to keep it fresh, please place it in an airtight container. This will help preserve its flavor and moistness for a more extended period.
  • Although the classic carrot cake is always a favorite, there are numerous delightful variations that one can experiment with, for instance, adding pineapple to give it a tropical twist or incorporating ginger or other spices to create a unique flavor profile.

The Thermomix offers you the flexibility to try out different recipes and find your own perfect version.

FAQ About Thermomix Carrot Cake Recipes

Are you tired of searching for the perfect recipe? Feeling overwhelmed with many options and uncertain about which will satisfy your craving for a moist and flavorful dessert?

Imagine the disappointment of spending time and effort on a recipe only to be left with a lackluster outcome. The frustration of not knowing the crucial tips and tricks to elevate your baking game and achieve that irresistible texture and taste. It’s disheartening to anticipate a delightful treat only to be met with a subpar result that exceeds your expectations.

Fear not! Our FAQ on Thermomix carrot cake recipes is here to rescue you from the confusion. We’ve gathered the most frequently asked questions and provided detailed answers to guide you through the process. From selecting the freshest carrots to mastering the perfect cream cheese frosting, our expert tips will ensure your dessert is a resounding success. Say goodbye to uncertainty and hello to a delectable carrot cake experience that will leave you and your loved ones craving for more.

Elevate your baking with confidence and the knowledge to create the perfect carrot cake every time!

What is the recommended baking time and temperature?

The recommended baking time and temperature is 180 degrees Celsius for 30-40 minutes. However, it’s best to test the cake’s by inserting a skewer into the center. If it comes out clean, the cake is ready.

How do you ensure the cake batter is well mixed in the Thermomix?

To ensure that the cake batter is well mixed in the Thermomix, scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula and mix for 20 seconds on speed 5. This will help incorporate all the ingredients evenly and create a smooth batter.

What is the best way to ice the cream cheese frosting?

Ensure the cake has thoroughly cooled. Then, use a spatula to evenly spread the smooth cream cheese frosting over the top and sides of the cake for a delicious finishing touch.

What are some recommended reader interactions for enhancing the experience?

Some recommended reader experiences include sharing personal tips or variations on their recipe, commenting on the recipe’s page, and engaging with other Thermomix ® customers to exchange ideas and feedback.

Where can I find additional tips and tricks for perfecting the recipe in the Thermomix?

For those new to using the TM for baking, following the recipe’s preparation instructions and utilizing the tools provided for the best results is essential. The Thermomix community, like the one on, also offers valuable insights and reader interactions to enhance your baking experience.

How do I know if the carrot cake is done in the oven using a Thermomix recipe?

You can perform a skewer test by inserting a skewer into the center of the cake. If it comes out clean, the cake is done and can be removed from the oven.

How do you clean under Thermomix blades after making Thermomix carrot cake?

There are many ways to clean the Thermomix bowl and blades. Here are our recommended ways.

Twist the black base clockwise while holding onto the TM bowl handle. This will release the blade, and you can take it out very easily now. Please give it a thorough cleaning under soapy water, and use the ThermoBrush to keep your fingers out of harm’s way (very sharp blades).

As a Thermomix user, you hold the power. Use speed 10 with a bit of warm water to effortlessly clean your blades from bread dough or cake batter. Pro Tip: Add your eggshells for an extra bit of cleaning.

Happy cleaning.