Carrot Cake

Chocolate Chip Carrot Cake

Looking for an elegant but easy dessert everyone will love? Try this simple carrot cake, filled with HERSHEY'S Chocolate Chips and topped with a cream cheese frosting. Sprinkle with crushed walnuts, or substitute a different HERSHEY'S Baking Chip.

SKILL LEVEL
Beginner
BAKE
0 min

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories460
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat25 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories460
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat25 g0% DV
Saturated Fat0 g0% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0% DV
Sodium0 mg0% DV
Total Carbohydrates0 g0% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars0 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron0% DV
1-1/2 teaspoonsvanilla extract
1/2 cupwalnuts chopped
1-1/2 cupsall-purpose flour
3/4 cupvegetable oil
3/4 cupgranulated sugar
1/2 cuplight brown sugar packed
1-1/4 teaspoonsbaking soda
1 teaspoonground cinnamon
1-2/3 cupsREESE'S Peanut Butter Chips or 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips, HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Mini Chips Semi-Sweet Chocolate (10-oz. pkg.)
2 cupscarrot shredded
3 eggs
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING (recipe follows)
1/2 teaspoonsalt
walnuts Additional chopped (optional)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • 2. Stir together flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in large bowl. Stir together eggs, oil and vanilla in small bowl; stir into dry ingredients, blending well. Stir in carrot, peanut butter chips and 1/2 cup walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Frost with CREAM CHEESE FROSTING. Garnish with walnuts, if desired. Makes 12 servings.
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: Beat 1 package (3 oz.) softened cream cheese and 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) softened butter or margarine in small bowl until well blended. Gradually add 2 cups powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, beating to spreading consistency.
  • VARIATION: Substitute 1 cup raisins for the chopped walnuts.
  • TRY ONE OF OUR OTHER CARROT CAKE RECIPES:

    EASY CARROT CAKE WITH REESE’S PEANUT BUTTER CHIPS:

    The moistest carrot cake you have ever tasted! This recipe uses REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips and pineapple and is topped with cream cheese frosting.


    CARROT CAKE CUPCAKES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:

    These mini carrot cake cupcakes are topped with a rich cream cheese frosting and HERSHEY'S KISSES Milk Chocolates with Almonds.

Ingredients sitting on a table

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