Carrot Apple Cream Cheese Tunnel Cake

I’ve got tunnel vision for this cake – I. Just. Can’t. Look. Away!!!

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Cream Cheese Tunnel

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

Cake

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger,
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups coarsely grated apples, peeled (I used 1 Fuji and 1 Granny Smith)
  • 1 cup coarsely grated carrots, peeled (from about 1 extra large carrot)

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup (half of 1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • cinnamon, for garnishing

Click HERE for the instructions

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