Carrot Walnut Cake with White Chocolate Mascarpone Frosting

This delightful cake combines the moistness of grated carrots and the crunch of walnuts with a hint of cinnamon. Topped with a luxurious white chocolate and mascarpone frosting, it offers a perfect balance of flavors and textures, making it a sumptuous treat for any occasion.

Why You’ll Love This

  • Rich and Moist: Grated carrots add natural sweetness and moisture to the cake.
  • Crunchy Walnut Texture: Walnuts provide a satisfying crunch and nutty flavor.
  • Decadent Frosting: The combination of white chocolate and mascarpone creates a creamy, indulgent topping.
  • Versatile in Flavor: Easy to adapt with additional spices or nuts to suit your taste.


  • Cake:
    • 3 eggs
    • 80g brown sugar
    • 80g granulated sugar
    • 8g vanilla sugar (or vanilla extract)
    • 170ml sunflower oil
    • 3g cinnamon powder
    • 250g carrots, grated
    • 85g walnuts, chopped
    • 0.2g salt
    • 180g flour
    • 10g baking powder
  • Filling:
    • 500ml milk
    • 50g cornstarch
    • 85g granulated sugar
    • 8g vanilla sugar (or vanilla extract)
  • Topping:
    • 50ml cream (unwhipped)
    • 150g white chocolate, melted
    • 250g mascarpone cheese
  • Garnish:
    • Walnuts


  1. Prepare Cake: Mix eggs, sugars, oil, cinnamon, salt, grated carrots, and walnuts. Add flour and baking powder. Bake in a well-greased pan until a toothpick comes out clean.
  2. Make Filling: Cook milk, cornstarch, and sugars until thick. Cool and spread over the cake.
  3. Prepare Frosting: Cool melted white chocolate, then mix with mascarpone and whipped cream.
  4. Assemble and Decorate: Spread frosting over the cake. Garnish with additional walnuts.
  5. Chill and Serve: Refrigerate the cake to set the frosting before serving.

Indulge in this Carrot Walnut Cake with White Chocolate Mascarpone Frosting, a perfect combination of earthy, sweet, and creamy flavors!

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