- 1 box Duncan Hines Classic Carrot Cake Mix - reserve 1/2 cup of dry mix, set aside
- 1 cup hot tap water (for soaking carrots and raisins)
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 16oz tub Duncan Hines Creamy Home-Style Cream Cheese Frosting
Cheese Cake Filling:
- 2 (8oz) packages cream cheese
- 3 Large eggs
- 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 cup pumpkin puree
- 1/2 cup reserved Duncan Hines Carrot Cake Mix Dry Mix
- Soak carrots and raisins in 1 cup HOT tap water, allow to stand for 5 mins. Drain and squeeze out excess water from carrots and raisins.
- In mixing bowl add dry mix (reserve 1/2 cup dry mix) , 2 eggs, 1/4 cup oil. Add well drained carrots and raisins, add nuts. Mix well by hand. Spread 2 cups of carrot cake on bottom of a greased 9-9 1/2 “ springform pan. Reserve remaining carrot cake.
- In large bowl beat cream cheese, eggs and sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Add remaining ingredients (brown sugar, pumpkin, and remaining 1/2 cup of dry mix).
- Spread 1/2 of the cheesecake batter on top of the carrot cake. Spoon on remaining carrot cake and top with remaining cheese cake batter. Do not marble with knife.
- Bake in a 350° preheated oven for 50-60 mins or until cake is set and cooked through.
- Cool to room temperature. When cake is cooled, top with Duncan Hines Cream Cheese Frosting. Refrigerate for 3 hours and serve chilled.