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


  • 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


  1. Carrot 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.
  2. Cream 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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