Coffee Carrot Cake

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by HokiesMom

A little twist on the standard carrot cake. I hope you enjoy the flavors. I am adding a separate recipe for the optional Coffee Cream Cheese Frosting too. Coffee Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Review by Boomette

This cake is so good. I used 1 1/2 cup sugar. I didn't want it too sweet. Instead of nutmeg, I used more cinnamon. I sliced it in half and put this frosting on one part : recipe#279117 Thanks Melissa :) Made for Market tag game

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F Lightly butter and flour a 13x9" baking pan.
  2. Mix the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and spices in a large bowl, set aside.
  3. Beat the eggs and instant coffee in a large bowl with an electric mixer set on medium speed until well blended.
  4. Add the flour mixture, carrots, and oil and beat for 2 minutes on low speed until well blended.
  5. Stir in the nuts.
  6. Pour mixture into the prepared baking pan.
  7. Bake for 1 hour until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes on a wire rack.
  9. Looen the cake from the sides of the pan with a spatula or knife.
  10. Gently invert the cake onto the rack.
  11. Cool completely.
  12. Frost with Coffee Cream Cheese Frosting (or frosting of your choice).

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