Best Carrot Cake Recipe

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Best Carrot Cake

Aneisha Grinton

By
@Showmans_wifey

I just made this yesterday and the icing is to die for!!! It is inspired by a cake sold at Wegman's grocery store and an icing I saw on this site.

Rating:
★★★★★ 9 votes
Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

PINEAPPLE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1 1/2 tsp
pineapple juice
2 c
powered sugar or confectioner's sugar
1/2 c
butter, softened (1 full stick)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
16 oz
cream cheese, softened

CARROT CAKE

2 c
flour
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1 pinch
allspice, ground
4
eggs
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 c
applesauce, unsweetened
3 c
carrots, grated
1 c
walnuts, chopped
8 1/2 oz
pineapples, crushed
1/4 c
golden raisins
1/4 c
raisins
1/4 c
coconut, flaked
crisco spray with flour

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2Mix flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, baking powder, nutmeg, and allspice in a bowl.
3In a seperate bowl mix oil, applesauce, pineapples, raisins, and coconut.
4Add eggs by hand to dry mix 1 by 1.
5Then using an electric mixer on low setting to add the wet mix to egg mix.
6Then by hand mix in the carrots and walnuts.
7Use some crisco spray w/ flour and spray 2 9 inch pans.
8Pour batter into the pans
9Cook for about 40 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean.
10For the icing mix the butter and cream cheese with electric mixer.
11Add powdered sugar little by little.
12Once the sugar is in add the pineapple juice, then the vanilla extract.
13Once the cake has cooled, ice the cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtag: #Carrot