Grandma Joan's Carrot Cake

Grandma Joan's Carrot Cake Recipe

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Shannon Whyte


This was my grandmothers recipe that she made for every bithday and holiday....Now that she's gone, I make it for my children. It's still a favorite!


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30 Min
1 Hr


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2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1 dash(es)
1 1/2 c
vegetable oil
4 large
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
peeled and grated carrots
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 c
butter, room temperature
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 lb
powered sugar

How to Make Grandma Joan's Carrot Cake


  • 1Carrot Cake:
    Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Sift these ingredients 3 times. Slowly add oil and beat on medium speed 8-10 minutes. Add eggs in one at a time while mixing on low speed. Stir in vanilla. Fold in carrots. Bake at 350 in a greased and floured Bundt cake pan fo 50 mimutes or until a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean.
  • 2Cream Cheese Frosting:
    Blend cream cheese and butter. Mix in vanilla. Slowly add powered sugar and mix well. Frost cake once it has cooled. Serve and enjoy!

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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