4-Minute Carrot Cake in A Jar

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Microwave Carrot Cake with bonus easy cream cheese frosting.




1 tbls butter

1 oz cream cheese

1/2 cup powdered sugar


1 egg
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup oil
1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tbls cinnamon
1/4 tsp cloves

3/4 cup shredded carrot

1/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)



Soften one tablespoon of butter and one ounce of cream cheese in the microwave for ten seconds.

Stir in half a cup of powdered sugar to combine. Put it in the fridge while you make your cake.


In measuring cup, add all ingredients in the order listed.

Mix together. Fold in 3/4 cup shredded carrot and, if desired, 1/4 cup chopped nuts last.

Pour into mason jar, large mug, or bowl. Microwave for two minutes to start. Check, then microwave longer (1-2 minutes depending on the power of your microwave). Remove from microwave, add frosting. Eat!