Aunt Gibby's Famous Carrot Cake

Kateri Burnett


This is the carrot cake that my Great Aunt made for Larry, this was his favorite cake. He and my cousin have been best friends since they were at Indiana State college.

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We can see why this carrot cake recipe is famous. It's a delicious, classic carrot cake recipe. The purist in us thinks carrot cake should have raisins, so we added them. They're a great addition. The cake itself is packed with flavor. The icing is really smooth and creamy. The nuts on top add a nice little crunch. So good! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 2 votes

12 to 14 people or how you cut it.
30 Min
40 Min



  • 4
  • 1 1/2 c
    only Wesson oil/ my aunt said only use Wesson oil
  • 3 c
    grated carrots
  • 2 c
  • 2 c
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    raisins, optional

  • 1
    16 oz. package, cream cheese
  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 3 - 4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp
  • ·
    walnuts optional to the top of icing

How to Make Aunt Gibby's Famous Carrot Cake


  1. Add ingredients together mix well. Put in a bundt pan or two round cake pans, spray well with Pam or grease and flour your pan. Bake 350 degree's for 40 min. or until center comes out clean.
  2. For icing, whip together cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar and vanilla until a frosting consistency. Frost cake.

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About Aunt Gibby's Famous Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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