Best Carrot Cake

Best Carrot Cake Recipe

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Aneisha Grinton


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.


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10 Min
40 Min


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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


2 c
2 c
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
baking powder
2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1 pinch
allspice, ground
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
1/4 c
coconut, flaked
crisco spray with flour

How to Make Best Carrot Cake


  • 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.

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About Best Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtag: #Carrot

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