Our Favorite Carrot Cake Recipe

Sweet, delicious, carrot cake is guaranteed to please. Try this perfectly spiced moist cake— cream cheese frosting recipe included!

This carrot cake is perfectly spiced and wonderfully delicious with cream cheese frosting (recipe below).

Carrot cake - Bakery

Best Carrot Cake Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine American


For Cake:

  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • tsp salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 lb. carrots, peeled and grated
  • 1 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped (plus extra if you want to sprinkle on top, optional)
  • 1  cup  raisins

For Frosting:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 3/4 cups to 2 3/4 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 tsp vanilla



  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt together and set aside.
  • Beat sugar into oil.
  • Blend dry ingredients with oil and sugar.
  • Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each egg.
  • Fold in carrots, nuts, and raisins.
  • Pour into a lightly oiled 10-inch tube pan.
  • Bake about 1 hour 10 minutes.


  • Beat together butter and cream cheese with a hand mixer.
  • Add powdered sugar and vanilla and blend well. 
  • Spread over cooled cake (you may slice horizontally and make a layer of frosting in the middle if you’d like).
  • Sprinkle extra nuts on top of frosting.
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Alofe francis Olusegun

How can we do the best carrot juice for drinking


Hope this works.

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