147 Reviews

After making your cake it is obvious how you won a Blue Ribbon. This cake is unbelievably moist and delicious. I made double tier instead of a 3-tier due to the size of my pans. I did not win a ribbon, but I may as well have, as I won rave reviews from my in-laws and my husbands co-workers. Quoting from one -That was the best carrot cake I have ever had. No joke. Stunning!!!! One happy camper!- There was not a crumb left in the end. I could not ask better than that! Thank you so much posting!

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Summerwine January 14, 2011

My fiance made this last night with my assistance because he had been really dying for carrot cake. We added raisins and walnuts. I think it was really good but not great. Definitely calls for more icing/frosting. We also added a tsp of vanilla extract syrup to the frosting. Yum!

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mamatay January 07, 2011

Excellent recipe! First time making home made carrot cake and everyone was raving about it! thank you for sharing, this is absolutely a Blue Ribbon recipe! Very simple! I added about 3/4 of a cup of chopped walnuts as suggested by another user, next time I'll reduce that to 1/2 a cup. I also want to try replacing the oil with apple sauce to reduce the calories. Frosting was so fantastic! Whole recipe was very easy to make.

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Dawn #8 January 01, 2011

My first time making carrot cake and it was awesome! Really moist and flavorful!
I had to cut the recipe down into thirds so I would only end up with one cake layer since my husband was primarily going to be the only one to eat it. I didn't make the frosting in the recipe but rather used a container of premade cream cheese frosting since that is what my husband prefers (I know, weird!).

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Benjicat December 05, 2010

Thank you very much for this recipe. This is the first time I have made a carrot cake and I made this for my husband's birthday. Exceptionally moist and very tasty. The frosting was a bit too sweet for my taste, so I would probably adjust it a bit next time, but all of my "boys" loved this--even my son who eats nothing with vegetables in it. I will definitely be making this again.

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B. Licious September 08, 2010

This is one of the nicest carrot cakes i've ever made. And the frosting is a nice one too not too sweet - only bad side it ened up on the concrete outside our car when going to visit a friend

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ardron.c July 26, 2010

This was wonder and had great texture. DH says "best carrot cake ever". It was also pretty simple and easy to make. I will be making this again and again

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Queen Dana July 17, 2010

This is the first time I make a carrot cake (I love carrot cake) and it is definitely the best carrot cake. Everyone who ate it thought that it was awesome, so perfect, moist, delicious. I added some vanilla to the icing and used 1 cup of light brown sugar with 1 cup of regular sugar. Also, I added half teaspoon of nutmeg with the cinnamon and it was great. Maybe the next time I will cut some oil because one I start to eat it, I can not stop.

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Grossen's Girl Chef April 29, 2010

I made this carrot cake for my son's first birthday. It was his first time eating cake and I wanted it to be made by me. He LOVED it! And I loved that it was homemade and not covered in store bought icing! :) Everyone at the party thought that it was THE BEST carrot cake they'd ever had. Thanks so much for a wonderful and memorable recipe!

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Panamanian-Canadian angel April 22, 2010
Carrot Cake