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Carrot Cake

This easy Carrot Cake Recipe is moist and delicious, and has the perfect cream cheese icing ever. This cake is guaranteed to become one of your go-to dessert recipe for all occasions.

This easy Carrot Cake Recipe is moist and delicious, and has the perfect cream cheese icing ever. This cake is guaranteed to become one of your go-to dessert recipe for all occasions.

Carrot Cake Recipe

Also try this Fruit Cocktail Cake, and no – it’s not your Gramdma’s version. For another vegetable cake, try this Pumpkin Bundt Cake. YUM!

This Carrot Cake recipe was given to me by a co-worker many years ago, and I instantly fell in love!

I’d consider this to be one of the best cake recipes ever as it’s very easy to make and extremely delicious, it’s super moist, and never dry.

This is hands down the best carrot cake recipe ever!

This easy Carrot Cake Recipe is moist and delicious, and has the perfect cream cheese icing ever. This cake is guaranteed to become one of your go-to dessert recipe for all occasions.

In fact, this is one of the top recipes that my own friends have requested a copy of and since have always compared others to this.

I’d consider that to be a victory! When we love a recipe, and those we know ask for it as well, it has to be featured on the blog.

I’ve tried other variations on this cake before, and many are dry. Not this one, this is the best carrot cake recipe ever!

This easy Carrot Cake Recipe is moist and delicious, and has the perfect cream cheese icing ever. This cake is guaranteed to become one of your go-to dessert recipe for all occasions.

Thing is, when I was a kid, I never cared much for this kind of cake. I mean, vegetables in cake?! BLAH! Now? What was I thinking?

I’m glad my own kids love this cake, since it’s now one that I literally crave. It’s such a moist cake combined with the best icing ever.

I’ve even had my kids request it as their birthday cake! Winner!

This easy Carrot Cake Recipe is moist and delicious, and has the perfect cream cheese icing ever. This cake is guaranteed to become one of your go-to dessert recipe for all occasions.

How to make Carrot Cake

This moist carrot cake actually requires few ingredients, and the most timely part of this recipe is grading the carrots.

I use a simple cheese grader yet there are quicker methods with other tools yet it’s certainly not necessary. This is a good task to pass onto those kids, safety in mind of course!

This easy Carrot Cake Recipe is moist and delicious, and has the perfect cream cheese icing ever. This cake is guaranteed to become one of your go-to dessert recipe for all occasions.

This homemade carrot cake recipe is one that you need to try – I’m certain you’ll be hooked. My kids request this cake often, even more than non-vegetable cakes. Go figure!

Feel free to make a layered cake as I did or a simple sheet cake and add icing to the top only. You can make this cake super fancy or as basic as you want.

This easy Carrot Cake Recipe is moist and delicious, and has the perfect cream cheese icing ever. This cake is guaranteed to become one of your go-to dessert recipe for all occasions.

Enjoy! I know for sure you will!

This easy Carrot Cake Recipe is moist and delicious, and has the perfect cream cheese icing ever. This cake is guaranteed to become one of your go-to dessert recipe for all occasions.
This easy Carrot Cake Recipe is moist and delicious, and has the perfect cream cheese icing ever. This cake is guaranteed to become one of your go-to dessert recipe for all occasions.

Carrot Cake

Yield: 8 people
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

This easy Carrot Cake Recipe is moist and delicious, and has the perfect cream cheese icing ever. This cake is guaranteed to become one of your go-to dessert recipe for all occasions.

Ingredients

CARROT CAKE

  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 cups White Sugar
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 cup oil
  • 4 Eggs
  • 3 cups finely shredded Carrots

CREAM CHEESE ICING

  • 8 oz Cream Cheese
  • 1 tsp Butter
  • 2 cups Icing Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

Instructions

  1. Using a large bowl, mix all ingredients together under the cake ingredient grouping.
  2. Grease baking pan of choosing and bake at 325°C for 50-60 minutes
  3. Beat all ingredients under the icing grouping together in a bowl until fluffy. I use a mixer. 
  4. Smooth over a cooled Carrot Cake
  5. Enjoy! 
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 8 people
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 606Saturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 114mgSodium: 610mgCarbohydrates: 110gFiber: 2gSugar: 82gProtein: 8g

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32 Comments

  1. I haven’t had carrot cake in a long time. This recipe has stirred a craving in me and I think I may just have to make it very soon!!

  2. omg this is too funny, i was planning to make a carrot cake on friday for missy’s birthday. now i don’t have to look up a cream cheese icing!
    thanks tammi 🙂

    1. So happy to have helped Sue, I must have known!
      And, you know how good this stuff is!!
      😉

  3. I have a carrot cake recipe – somewhat dry in texture. This cake looks so moist. Father’s Day is around the corner – my husband’s favorite cake. Thanks for the recipe. Attempting today, looks like a keeper for my recipe book.

  4. My carrot cake usually comes out a bit too dry for my liking. It is a favorite in our home so I have resorted to using a mix. I like your recipe and the picture of your cake looks moist and yummy so I’m going to try it.

  5. Carrrot cake is a personal fav of mine…Thankyou…Anything with cream cheese has to be good!

  6. Thank you for the recipe. I also love your Save and Print buttons on the recipe card! Those work great!!

  7. Love carrot cake, it is one of my favorite dessert. I haven’t made it for awhile now, might have to put it on the menu soon!

  8. One of my sister’s makes this cake which I love but have yet to make my own – this look great with the cream cheese icing

  9. I have always loved carrot cake but never made one because I thought it was difficult. I see that it isn’t and will be tryng this recipe soon!

  10. i made tonight , delicious, grated 2 carrots and add apple sauce and i did with pancake mix came out soft and delicious, add raisins

  11. I have a question. The shredded carrots that decorate the top of the cake how do you stop them from going brown?

    1. Good question! I’ve actually never had mine turn brown. I’m not sure if that’s because we eat it within a couple of days, or not …. have you experienced this?

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