Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake | Tasty Carrot Cake Recipe From Scratch

This Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake has two layers of tremendous moist carrot cake and a layer of creamy cinnamon cheesecake! Lined in a home made cream cheese frosting, it’s the right cake for Easter!

For a basic carrot cake recipe, attempt my Greatest Carrot Cake! For extra cheesecake twists, attempt my Carrot Cake Cheesecake or my Cheesecake Swirl Carrot Cake!

slice of carrot cake cheesecake cake on white plate with pecans, pineapple and carrots in bowls in the background

Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake Recipe

I’m an enormous fan of carrot cake desserts and can’t let Easter go by with out making one. My carrot cake is a pure favourite, however I like an excellent variation as nicely. This Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake is sort of an ideal variation for anybody who additionally loves cheesecake (me!) since you get my wonderful carrot cake with my wonderful cheesecake all blended into one. And since carrot cake goes so nicely with cream cheese frosting, a carrot cake made with cheesecake is a pure praise.

The flavour of this cake is out of this world! It could be a bit of labor, however you possibly can completely make the components, and even the entire thing, forward of time. Cheesecake holds up very well for a pair days forward and you can even freeze that layer. The carrot cake is so moist, it could actually simply be made a day or two forward too. And all of the work is 100% price it. This Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake is tremendous moist, SO filled with taste and like having Easter in cake type.

Components You’ll Want

The elements on this Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake are a lot, however they need to all be straightforward to search out. The cheesecake layer is sort of easy, as is the frosting. The carrot cake is the place the work is. But it surely’s completely price it.

Cheesecake Components

  • Cream cheese – This ought to be room temperature to keep away from a lumpy filling. Be sure you use block-style cream cheese, not the bathtub, which will likely be thinner. I additionally suggest full-fat cream cheese.
  • Sugar – To sweeten up the tangy cream cheese a bit.
  • Flour – I take advantage of all objective flour. The starch prevents the egg proteins from over-coagulating, supplying you with a creamier texture and serving to you forestall any cracks. 
  • Bitter cream – For a creamier texture.
  • Vanilla extract – For taste
  • Cinnamon – For taste
  • Eggs – Giant eggs are wanted. Ensure you employ the precise dimension.

Carrot Cake Layers

You’ll want two layers of my carrot cake baked in 9 inch cake pans.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Cream cheese – Identical because the cheesecake, this ought to be room temperature and brick-style cream cheese.
  • Butter – Additionally at room temperature in order that it incorporates accurately.
  • Powdered sugar – For quantity and consistency, there’s a good quantity of powdered sugar used. It’s a big cake, so I feel you want loads of frosting. However be happy to scale back it. Simply remember the fact that you’ll have a thinner frosting and cream cheese already tends to be on the thinner facet.
  • Vanilla extract – For taste.
  • Chopped pecans – for adorning.
slice of carrot cake cheesecake cake on white plate with a bite taken

Methods to Make Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake

There are a whole lot of steps, however none of them laborious. It’s additionally a brilliant straightforward recipe to prep forward. Let’s get began.

Cinnamon Cheesecake

  • Prep. Preheat oven to 300°F (148°C).
  • Make Cheesecake Filling. In a big mixer bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar and flour collectively till mixed. Use low pace to maintain much less air from stepping into the batter, which may trigger cracks. Scrape down the edges of the bowl.
  • Add the bitter cream, vanilla extract and and cinnamon and blend on low pace till nicely mixed.
  • Add the eggs one by one, mixing slowly and scraping the edges of the bowl after every addition.
  • Prep Cake Pan. Line the whole within a 9 inch cake pan with aluminum foil. Press it into the pan to get it as flat as you possibly can. You’ll use the aluminum foil to raise the cheesecake out of the pan when it’s baked and cooled.
  • Pour the cheesecake batter into the lined cake pan.
  • Bake Cheesecake. Place the cake pan inside one other bigger pan. I take advantage of a bigger cake pan, however you need to use a roasting pan or some other bigger baking pan. Fill the surface pan with sufficient heat water to go about midway up the edges of the cake pan. Bake for 45 minutes.
  • Cool Cheesecake. Flip off the oven and depart the cheesecake within the oven with the door closed for half-hour. Don’t open the door otherwise you’ll launch the warmth.
  • Crack oven door and depart the cheesecake within the oven for one more half-hour. This cooling course of helps the cheesecake cool slowly to forestall cracks.
  • Take away cheesecake from oven and chill till agency, 4-5 hours.

Carrot Cake Layers

Comply with my directions for my carrot cake, however utilizing two 9 inch cake pans and bake them for 32-36 minutes.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • To make the frosting, add the cream cheese and butter to a big mixer bowl and beat till nicely mixed and clean. Add about half of the powdered sugar and blend till nicely mixed and clean. Add the vanilla extract and blend till nicely mixed. Add the remaining powdered sugar and blend till nicely mixed and clean. Add roughly powdered sugar, as desired for consistency functions.

Assemble the Cake

  • Stage and Construct. Use a big serrated knife to take away the domes from the highest of the 2 carrot desserts, if wanted. Place the primary layer of cake on a serving plate or a cardboard cake spherical. Unfold about 1 cup of frosting evenly on prime of the cake layer.
  • Add Cheesecake Layer. Use the aluminum foil to raise the cheesecake out of the cake pan, take away the foil and place the cheesecake on prime of the cake. The cheesecake ought to be agency and stable and simple to maneuver round.
  • Assemble. Unfold one other cup of frosting evenly on prime of the cheesecake, then add the second layer of cake on prime. If the edges of the cake don’t line up, use a serrated knife to trim off the surplus cake or cheesecake.
  • Frost and Embellish. Frost the surface of the cake, then press the pecans into the edges of the cake.
  • Pipe shells of the frosting across the prime fringe of the cake. I used the Ateco 847 icing tip. End off the cake with some extra chopped pecans.

Suggestions For Making Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake

  • Begin with room-temperature cream cheese. Chilly cream cheese gained’t incorporate nicely with the opposite elements supplying you with with a lumpy cheesecake filling and frosting. So have a bit of endurance and let your cream cheese come to room temperature earlier than making them.
  • Combine slowly and never an excessive amount of. In relation to the cheesecake filling, over mixing or mixing at too excessive of a pace will incorporate extra air into the cheesecake. This may trigger the highest to crack.
  • Make a water tub. It’d look like a problem however you gained’t remorse it. A water tub produces steam that wafts all through the oven, serving to to make sure that the cheesecake cooks evenly and stays good and moist.
  • Make Forward. This recipe does so nicely with making forward. Make the cheesecake and the cake layers a day or two forward and assemble the day earlier than you’re going to serve the cake. It’ll maintain up nice and preserve you free for enjoyable.
  • Use Identical Cake Pan. I like to recommend utilizing the identical cake pan for the cheesecake and cake layers. This fashion they’ll all be the identical dimension (since completely different model pans do range) and it’ll be simpler to layer and frost every thing.
full carrot cake cheesecake cake on cake stand with orange cloth in background

Methods to Retailer Cheesecake Cake

If you end up with leftover carrot cake cheesecake cake, go forward and retailer the whole cake in an hermetic cake service and place it within the fridge. Will probably be good for about 4-5 days. 

Alternatively, you possibly can slice the cake and retailer the slices in a single layer in an hermetic container within the fridge. It’s also possible to freeze the slices for later.

slice of carrot cake cheesecake cake on white plate

Extra Crave-Worthy Easter Recipes

The Greatest Carrot Cake Recipe
Strawberries and Cream Cheesecake Cake
Carrot Cake Shortbread Bars
No Bake Coconut Caramel Nest Cookies
Coconut Blondie Cheesecake


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slice of carrot cake cheesecake cake on white plate with pecans, pineapple and carrots in bowls in the background