Carrot Cake Recipe | Yummly

Carrot Cake

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16Ingredients
70Minutes
1910Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cups white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup walnuts (chopped)
  • 8 ounces crushed pineapple (drained)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/4 cup butter (softened)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
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    NutritionView More

    1910Calories
    Sodium74% DV1770mg
    Fat178% DV116g
    Protein41% DV21g
    Carbs69% DV207g
    Fiber36% DV9g
    Calories1910Calories from Fat1040
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat116g178%
    Saturated Fat30g150%
    Trans Fat1.5g
    Cholesterol250mg83%
    Sodium1770mg74%
    Potassium660mg19%
    Protein21g41%
    Calories from Fat1040
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate207g69%
    Dietary Fiber9g36%
    Sugars145g290%
    Vitamin A210%
    Vitamin C50%
    Calcium25%
    Iron30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(37)

    Rose 21 days ago
    Omg!!! Just baked the best carrot cake ever! It is very moist and delicious! My family loves it!
    Jen H. a month ago
    Best carrot cake I have ever made.
    Diane 2 months ago
    This was delicious! Local store didn’t have baking soda so I used extra baking powder instead. Wasn’t as moist because of it but it was still fantastic! Next time I will double the frosting recipe since it could have used a little extra in the center and in top. Oh and to cut down on the calories I used half vegetable oil and half unsweetened applesauce.
    Bonita Martin 2 months ago
    Delicious recipe. I added golden raisins and chopped walnuts on top. I cooked for approximately 49-50 mins. I also made the icing when I had about 20-25 mins left on my timer. I DID NOT use all the powered sugar the recipe called for. In the reviews someone mentioned the icing was too sweet. So, every time I added powder sugar I tasted the icing before adding more. I also added a tsp of vanilla extract. Once icing was to my liking I put in the refrigerator for approximately 20 mins. (I found this to be helpful in getting the icing to thicken) Also, wait until the cake is completely cooled before Icing. I did not have canned pineapples; however, I had a pineapple I diced earlier in the day. I used them... I’ll definitely make this again. Hope u was helpful I would add a picture, but it is half gone already ( I made it last night)
    Kelsey Smart 2 months ago
    Added extra pineapple, very moist!
    J. Milan 2 months ago
    I made this and I’ve never baked a cake before! EVER! Turned out great I used truncheons colored raisins
    Delicious, added dry cranberries
    Felix 2 months ago
    I didn’t use the coconut and it came out fabulous without it! It doesn’t even need the frosting
    Guanjin M. 3 months ago
    Delicious and easy to follow instructions!
    Sandra Cerino 3 months ago
    this was HANDS DOWN the best cake I've ever had. not just best carrot cake, best cake in general. It was soooooo unbelievably moist and perfect. I wouldnt change a thing!!
    Bobby Stevens 3 months ago
    OMG!! It was wonderful! Our neighbors ask me to make one for Mother’s Day! Absolutely delicious!!
    Janis Painter 3 months ago
    Was delicious going to make again love it moist but not to rich.
    Deborah 3 months ago
    Really yummy rich and moist. Definitely for a special occasion. The icing was a little too sweet for my taste but will cut back on sugar next time . Thank you
    Tonia L. 3 months ago
    Amazing! Moist, lush, luxury cake. Thank you for sharing recipe.
    Gisela Osorio 3 months ago
    PERFECTTT!! super moist, amazing taste and a very important fact for me, it isnt too sweet. I made this recipe as cupcakes and i think its perfect even without the cream cheese topping. Surely will make it again!!
    Ioana Ivan 4 months ago
    This is a great recipe! I made it with quantities in the metric system so it was a little bit difficult for me to tranform all of them; because of that I had to add a little bil more oil (eye measured) because the batter initially looked drier than the picture, but in the end, it came out moist. Also, I kept it in the oven for only 30 min (I know that my oven usually cooks faster even if the temperature is the indicated one), so I didn't want to take my chances. After half an hour the toothpick was clean and the cake was ready.
    C Galindo 4 months ago
    I made this cake for Easter and my family loved it. I made a two layer cake, so I had to make extra frosting. The frosting was incredible and the cake itself was very moist. Thank you for bringing this recipe to the Yummly community!
    Ben 👍🏻 4 months ago
    Made this cake and didn't use pineapple or coconut. i put flaked almonds in it instead. Easy to follow instructions. Tastes amazing. 👍👌
    Dinah 4 months ago
    Brought it to work and it was a big hit!
    Zenfira Vincent 4 months ago
    Yum did not use pineapple or coconut flakess
    Kane West 5 months ago
    Perfect. tweaked it a little but worked a treat. Now to stop the wife picking at it, luckly the frosting will cover her carrot cake crave. Double thumbs up from her too.
    Janet 5 months ago
    Excellent! Made them into large muffin size mini cakes. They are moist and yet firm enough to hold in you hand to eat!
    Abelson 6 months ago
    it dipped in the middle, not sure wh. tastes great though
    Marcie Hammond 6 months ago
    Fantastic...just omitted the nuts and added presoaked raisins 😋
    Suki 6 months ago
    Amazing!!!! It was perfect
    Frankie 6 months ago
    excellent followed recipe exactly and was named master chef. this is a keeper . highly recommend . made it in two 8 inch rounds and increased frosting by 1/2 or 1 1/2
    Katie Rodriguez 7 months ago
    Came out great! Definitely will make again.
    Mary D. 8 months ago
    excellent! everyone loved it
    Dana Badran 8 months ago
    Made it without any adjustments and it was perfect! Very moist and rich in flavor.
    Brigitte Malik 9 months ago
    Delicious I didn’t have any coconut but I added extra carrots and walnuts.

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