Carrot Cake Roll with cream cheese frosting filling.  Moist, spiced carrot cake rolled up with creamy cream cheese frosting makes this Carrot Cake Roll exceptional for a yummy Spring dessert. Oh, this would be perfect for Easter this year!
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Carrot Cake Roll

Moist, spiced carrot cake rolled up with creamy cream cheese frosting makes this Carrot Cake Roll exceptional for a yummy Spring dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Carrot Cake Roll, Cream Cheese Filling, Cream Cheese Frosting, Moist Carrot Cake
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 16 pieces
Calories 431kcal
Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups finely grated carrots
  • 1/3 cup crushed pineapple Or use a food processor to process into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

For the Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Use a half batch of THIS CREAM CHEESE FROSTING recipe. (If mixture is too thick for your liking, add more milk, 1 tablespoon at a time.)

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt, and whisk to combine. Set aside.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, add eggs, sugar, vegetable oil, buttermilk, and vanilla. Whisk to combine.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and whisk again to combine.
  • Fold in carrots and pineapple.
  • Pour batter into a greased 10"x15" baking sheet. Top with pecans.
  • Bake in a 350° oven for 9-11 minutes, until cooked through.
  • Lay out a large dish towel, and heavily coat in powdered sugar. Flip baked cake onto towel while still hot, and immediately roll up with the towel. (like a cinnamon roll)
  • Allow to cool completely, at least 1 hour.
  • Roll carrot cake roll bake out, cover in cream cheese frosting, then roll back up again, without the towel this time.
  • Cover and chill for at least an hour, until set.
  • Cut into 16 slices and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 2430IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 0.6mg