Moms Carrot Cake

Moms Carrot Cake Recipe

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Nancy Lewis


This is my mother's Christmas cake; she has made it for years. Top it with fruit salad's great!


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45 Min
55 Min


  • 2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 3/4 c
    grated carrots
  • 5 Tbsp
    hot water
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts (optional)

How to Make Moms Carrot Cake


  1. Mix the first 4 ingredients; it will be thick. Mix all dry ingredients and gradually add to batter. If using self rising flour, only add the baking soda. Mix together; fold in grated carrots and walnuts (optional). Add water; mix well. Bake at 350 for 55 to 60 minutes, depending on what type of pan you use; I like the bunt pan. Let cool and frost with cream cheese frosting.

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About Moms Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Carrot Cake

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