Carrot Cake

Total Time
45mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
35 mins

I won a Blue Ribbon for this cake in 1986 at the Ohio State Fair.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat oil and sugar, then add eggs.
  2. Add and mix the rest of the cake ingredients in the order given Beat for 1 minute.
  3. Pour into 3 9-inch cake pans.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 35 minutes.
  5. Icing: Mix butter and cream cheese together until smooth, then add sugar a little at a time.
  6. Beat until smooth.
Most Helpful

thank you!!! moist and tasty. my family loves it:-)...however i read the reviews after making one and found that by adding nutmeg, clove and replacing half a cup of oil for apple sauce it was the best carrot cake ever!!!...oh i also threw in a hand full of raisins.
one proplem i have is that once cut the layers slide of to side which spoils the look!!! but not the taste......any tips for making it stay together.

5 5

Loved this recipe! It was easy and it was my first time making carrot cake. I haven't tried it but it was a hit at my house. Will make again! Would taste great as cupcakes too

2 5

I replace half the oil with applesauce and it still tasted pretty oily. I can't image making the recipe as is. As a side note, I'd add more cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. It didn't seem like it had much flavor.