Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

My dear friend,and neighbor, Jane Graham shared this recipe with me many years ago. It is a family favorite. Makes great cupcakes for lunches too. Needs no icing. Incredibly delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Grease and flour 9x13 pan.
  3. Combine sugar, eggs, oil ,and vanilla in bowl.
  4. Blend using a spoon.
  5. Stir in dry ingregients.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Add carrots, pineapple,coconut and nuts.
  8. Pour into pan Bake until center comes out clean, around 50 minutes.
  9. Ice if desired.


Most Helpful

This makes a fabulous carrot cake! I nix the pineapple and coconut, as they're not really my style, and frost with homemade cream cheese frosting (1/2 c butter, 8 oz cream cheese, 4 c powdered sugar, 2 t vanilla). Delish!

StayAtHomeLumberJack August 15, 2011

This is the best carrot cake that I have ever made or eaten! I followed the recipe to a tee, other than adding a few raisins that I had left over and subbed some apple sauce for some of the oil. I frosted it with a whipped cream cream cheese frosting which was not too sweet and it was a perfect combination. Will make this often due to the request of my husband who is not a sweets person. He ate this up however! Thank you so much for sharing!

choppie1 February 06, 2011

KUDOS! This is the MOTHER of all carrot cakes recipe's. I am getting ready to make my 3rd carrot cake in less than 1 month. My friends and co-workers can not get enough of this cake. Thank you!

No.Can.Cook February 05, 2011

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