Easy Baking Carrot Cake, Grandma W's

Easy Baking Carrot Cake, Grandma W's Recipe

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Megan Stewart


Another carrot cake, this one a triple layer cake, and with applesauce! Pineapple preserves between the cake layers make this a pretty cake too! Super easy...and wanting carrot cake recipes for years, Grandma W's recipe box came through for me!


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  • 2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    cinnamon (yes, tablespoon, not a typo)
  • dash(es)
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 4
  • 1 c
  • 4 c
    shredded carrots
  • 1/2 c
    pineapple preserves
  • ·
    cream cheese frosting (make your own, or from the store)

How to Make Easy Baking Carrot Cake, Grandma W's


  1. Grease and flour three 8" round pans. Mix flour, sugar, cinnamon, soda and allspice with salt. Beat eggs until light and continue beating while adding applesauce. Beat in dry ingredients until smooth. Put in carrots and pour into pans. Beat at 350 degrees 25-30 min or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool 10 min, then remove to racks. Spread top of first layer with preserves, put 2nd layer on top and top it with preserves also. Add third layer and top entire cake and sides with cream cheese frosting.
  2. NOTE: Grandma always made her own cream cheese frosting, as did mom. However, if you want to use a store bought one, feel free.

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About Easy Baking Carrot Cake, Grandma W's

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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