Simply The Best Carrot Cake.

Jane Farrer


This is simply the best carrot cake recipe and i can not really add much to this!The frosting recipe makes a generous ammount of frosting and who does not love that? Enjoy!Let me know what you think!


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25 Min
45 Min


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eggs at room temperature
2 c
unrefined cane sugar
2 c
all-purppose unbleached flour,presifted
3 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
each: soda and baking powder
1/4 tsp
each: salt and nutmeg
2 c
carrots,finely grated(about 2 large carrots)
1 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
sweet butter,melted and cooled
1/2 c
pineapple chuncks,drained well and cut up
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 c
golden raisins,plumped in some hot water or apple cider
1/2 c
pecans, in pieces(optional)

How to Make Simply The Best Carrot Cake.


  • 1In a large bowl combine:eggs,sugar,oil,melted butter and vanilla extract.Beat well.
  • 2In another bowl combine: presifted flour,cinnamon,baking powder,soda,salt and nutmeg.Whisk all together./or sift all throught a sifter.
  • 3Gently incorporate the dry ingridients in to the wet ones.
  • 4Fold in the presoaked raisins,grated carrots,and the cut up pineapple chunks./pineapple should be cut in to small bite size pieces and drained very well/.
  • 5Pour the batter in to two greased and floured 9 inch round cake pans. Bake at 350' for 45 min,test with a toothpick. Cool for 15 min,run the knife arround the edge of pans,invert in to cooling racks.
  • 6For frosting:
    whip together- 1/2 cup soft butter/one stick/,
    1 1/2 package soft cream cheese;gradually beat in 1 LB. powdered cane sugar and 2tsp.pure vanilla extract.Whip till fluffy!Frost the cake layers,sides and top.
    Chill the cake for 3 hours before serving or better yet through the night.

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Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtags: #Carrot, #cakes, #best

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