Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

For those of you in Wisconsin that know Hartford well, this is the recipe they use at the Mineshaft Restaurant for their carrot cake. It's the only one I'll make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sugar, eggs, oil, and vanilla. Beat well.
  3. In another large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  4. Add sugar mixture to flour mixture alternately with pineapple; mix well.
  5. Add carrots, raisins, coconut, and walnuts to already mixed cake batter.
  6. Pour into a greased 9x13 pan and bake for 1 hour or until cake tests done.
  7. For frosting, combine butter, vanilla, cream cheese, and enough powdered sugar to thicken slightly; beat well.
  8. Thin frosting, if needed, by adding milk or cream, a tablespoonful at a time.
  9. Beat until smooth.