Use your panini-maker to create individual-sized, sweet-tooth-satisfying mini carrot cakes with maple-cream cheese frosting.
Since this recipe involves baking, it’s best to use a panini maker that allows you to set a specific temperature rather than just Low, Medium or High.
For a smoother cake texture, shred the carrot yourself rather than purchasing shredded carrots.
To toast walnuts, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until nuts begin to brown, then stirring constantly until nuts are fragrant and light brown.