Nordic Ware Baby Bunny Carrot Cakes Recipe
Nordic Ware Baby Bunny Carrot Cakes Recipe

Baby Bunny Carrot Cakes


April 10, 2017

Bunnies, carrots, cake ... these elements come together so cutely in this delicious Nordic Ware carrot cake recipe.

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yields: 8-10 servings (bunnies! 🐰)



1⅔ cups plain flour

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 tsp sea salt

3/4 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp allspice

1 tsp nutmeg

1 1/2 cups finely-shredded carrots

⅓ cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened

⅓ cup sour cream

2 eggs

1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 cup finely-chopped walnuts (optional)


1/4 cup cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup butter, softened

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

2 tbsp milk

1 tsp vanilla extract



1Preheat oven to 175°C.

2Prepare your pan by using a pastry brush and melted butter, ensuring that you reach inside every crevice of the pan, then dust with flour. Alternately, use a baking spray that contains flour and brush excess with a pastry brush to evenly coat the pan.

3Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl, and toss with shredded carrots to combine and coat.

4Combine oil, butter, sour cream, eggs and vanilla in bowl; beat until combined thoroughly, scraping down the sides of the bowl occasionally.

5Add wet mixture to flour mixture; stir by hand until combined. Stir in walnuts, if using.

6Pour evenly into prepared pans and tap gently on counter to remove bubbles.Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

7Bake 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a center comes out clean.

8Cool cakes in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a rack and cool completely.


1Combine cream cheese and butter, and microwave until very soft and melted (approximately 10-20 seconds).

2Stir to combine. Add in vanilla and powdered sugar, stirring until smooth and combined.

3Use milk to thin the glaze to a desired consistency for coating the cakes.

4Coat each cake. Serve immediately or refrigerate until serving.