Wilton Five Layer Carrot Cake

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Five Layer Carrot Cake

Anytime is a good time for carrot cake!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time needed to cool cake nor advance prep time on the carrot curls.
  • 2
    One day in advance, use peeler to peel carrots. Roll up about 8 to 10 peels; secure with toothpick. Place curls in ice water. Chill about 8 to 12 hours.
  • 3
    Prepare batter following recipe directions. Divide batter among pans into five equal portions. Bake and cool cake layers in pan set according to pan package directions.
  • 4
    Prepare cream cheese icing following recipe directions. Use tip 32, a cut disposable decorating bag and cream cheese icing to pipe elongated shells around bottom layer, from edge of cake to center. Stack second layer on bottom layer. Repeat piping shells and stacking remaining layers.
  • 5
    Use tip 32, cut disposable bag and cream cheese icing to pipe elongated shells around top layer, 1/2 inch. from edge of cake to center. Pipe two more layers of elongated shells on top of the first layer. Use tip 32, a cut disposable decorating bag and cream cheese icing to pipe a rosette in center of shells, about 2 inch diameter.
  • 6
    Remove toothpicks from carrot curls. Position curls and chopped pecans on cake top.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Easy Layers Cake Pan Set 104816364
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022
  • 2 Carrots Washed and Dried
  • Vegetable Peeler
  • Toothpicks
  • Bowl
  • Your Favorite Carrot Cake Recipe
  • Your Favorite Cream Cheese Icing Recipe
  • Wilton Disposable Decorating Bags 12 inch 104105894
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 32 104103111
  • Food-safe Scissors
  • Plastic Ruler
  • Chopped Pecans