28 Reviews

Made this cake for World 'Zaar day and my hubbie's birthday. He loved the cake and icing. I think if I made it again I would add some vanilla extract to the cake. In the Deep South pecans are traditional for carrot cakes, but I tried the walnuts and they were good. I mixed them into the frosting too.

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Recipewrestler February 13, 2002

I also used Butter and added 1/4 tsp of ground nutmeg and cloves.Nice moist cake and kept well.

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Norahs Girl September 07, 2001

I tried the cake with carrtos first and it was very tasty. Then I swiched the carrots with apples and added some more chunky apples in the middle of the cake with 1 cup of walnuts. Worths trying...

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Aytul Ulutekin November 05, 2001

I used butter instead of margarine; 6 carrots, 5 eggs, 3 spoons of vanilla and made some other (less dramatic) changes. The cake worked out great though! Thanks!!!

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Nick Koss August 06, 2001

The best and you can freeze it.

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Sage October 16, 2001

We really enjoyed this cake! I did use a different recipe for the icing though.

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Shwltr78 March 05, 2010

Not a favorite...came out tasting more like a spice cake than carrot. =( still alright but gonna keep looking.

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Shannon D January 28, 2010

Perfect !!!

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myzac4 December 01, 2009

Best carrot cake ever! My aunt's carrot cake was the standard in my family. Not anymore! This is the first time I've attempted carrot cake. I cut out 1/2 cup of sugar and added a half cup of crushed pineapple. I also added the optional walnuts. I don't know if it matters, but I didn't have enough oil, so I substituted 1/2 cup of oil for 1/2 cup of butter. I used a regular 10-inch round tin and baked it for 1 hr and 20 min. It's perfect. My family can't get enough of this cake.

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Carolyn #6 July 18, 2009

I agree it was fabulous! Everyone loved how moist it was.

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mommymakeit4u May 12, 2009
Fabulous Carrot Cake!