Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 45 mins

This was my Mom's recipe for Carrot Cake. A simple recipe that just tastes so good and reminds me of when I was a kid!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine dry ingredients.
  3. Stir in oil, eggs and grated carrots.
  4. Beat for 2 minutes by hand.
  5. Add nuts and mix thoroughly.
  6. Bake in greased and floured 13 x 9 inch pan for 45 minutes.
  7. For the frosting: Beat the cream cheese, margarine, powdered sugar and vanilla till light and fluffy.
  8. Spread on cooled cake.


Most Helpful

Really easy to make, and it tastes delicious!!!

Lorets March 13, 2011

I have made this several times now and my kids devour it almost before it leaves the oven! It's very easy to make (especially with a food processor to grate the carrot) with the minimum of ingredients. Definitely one we will keep on making.

samanthaflo August 30, 2010

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