Carrot Cake

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Stephen Shafer

My mom used to make this cake for me on my birthday every year, and now my wife does. Several people have told us that it is the best carrot cake they have ever tried. She got the recipe from my sister who got it from her mother in law, who got it from her mother, who got it from...

Top Review by Sydney Mike

I love carrot cake, & when in a restaurant where they have it, I usually order a piece, just to see how it stacks up! Most such cakes are somewhat dry, I think, & NEED the cream cheese frosting to help make up for that! This cake doesn't actually need the frosting, 'cause the cake itself is MOIST & TASTY! Still, I made the frosting, but with only 3/4 lb of powdered sugar! Thanks for sharing your great recipe! [Made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in this Spring's Pick-A-Chef]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Mix dry ingredients first, then wet.
  3. Pour into 9"x13" pan and cook for about 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. Allow to cool, frost and enjoy.

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