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  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups shredded carrots (finely)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
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    Calories1660Calories from Fat740
    Total Fat82g126%
    Saturated Fat17g85%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat740
    Total Carbohydrate221g74%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A300%
    Vitamin C8%

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


    Patience E. 2 months ago
    I baked it today it’s delicious carrots cake. My kids love that cakes very much
    Cheryl Bono 4 months ago
    The best carrot cake I’ve ever had!
    Irlene H. 4 months ago
    The best!! The only carrot cake I will ever make. No more store-bought, no more mixes. This is so much more delicious!
    Kirstyn Sigouin 5 months ago
    Amazing recipe! Super moist, flavourful and an absolute hit with the family! Will be staple go-to recipe for carrot cake!
    Deb 9 months ago
    Moistest carrot cake I’ve ever eaten! This is the second time I’ve made this and this recipe’s a “keeper”. I split the batter between three 9” round pans and they were done in 25 minutes.
    I used a food processor for the carrots and the rest of the prep was a piece of cake 😂. I garnished the frosting with chopped walnuts. It turned out absolutely delicious and I will make this again soon. Didn’t last long.
    Isabel Brens 2 years ago
    I baked it today, it is delicious!
    Just perfect from the first try! Easy cooking and delicious
    Ashley Strode 2 years ago
    Turned out great. Did half of the the sugar and only a half a cup of oil and the other half was unsweetened apple sauce
    Jones 2 years ago
    it was really good i understand cream cheese frosting instead though much much better you should try it!
    Donica Harrison 2 years ago
    awesomeness. i had to add a cup more of powdered sugar because i wanted my icing thicker but it turned out great. thank you
    Julie McHardy 2 years ago
    made 2 pans it was awesome
    Lauren 2 years ago
    So good! Best carrot cake recipe I've ever had. In 2 9-inch round cake pans, I only needed to bake for 35 minutes. I also needed to make 1.5x more icing to cover the whole cake.
    Maryam Shahin 3 years ago
    Not too moist, why? It’s cooked from out side and not really cooked inside
    Amanda Cardenas 3 years ago
    I loved it. Tip let it cool down before (obviously) icing. Icing maybe not be thickened to it’s liking but once iced and refrigerated it’s nice and settled 🤤
    Chris M. 3 years ago
    Simple and delicious.
    Book 3 years ago
    The cake itself is great. Nice and moist, and quick to whip together. I'm going to need to try a different icing next time, though. The icing sugar came in too strong for my family's tastes.
    Gillian Johnson 3 years ago
    It turned out well. Tastes really good. Like the recipe says, the longest part is grating the carrots unless you can find preshredded carrots.
    Stacy-Ann Neilson 3 years ago
    Nice and moist. I added a bit of pineapple chunks and juice which adds to the sweetness
    Galore 3 years ago
    Delicious but you need twice as much frosting to completely cover your cake
    Paul Martinez 3 years ago
    My carrot cake, cupcakes came out wonderful. My first time to tackle a carrot cake recipe! 5 ⭐️ ‘s. 🤩
    Patty 3 years ago
    It was great!! really mosit a tad biy sweet for my likning. I will use less sugar thr next time I make it, which will be very soon.