Mom's Amazing "24 Karat" Carrot Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by srsmithtx

This cake has recevied the highest bid for 15 years at my Mother's church bake sale - it's amazing and impressive but best of all it is soooo easy. Best to make it with fresh spices to really get the full flavor. Enjoy!

Top Review by cookin mimi

This recipe makes an AWESOME cake!!!!!! Moist. Flavorful. Delicious. Thanks for posting this keeper recipe, srsmithtx! I will make it again and again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat eggs and add sugar; stir in oil. Add all dry ingredients. Add carrots and pineapple. Mix well.
  2. Grease and flour 3 9" pans.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-50 minutes (longer if you're using different pans). Test by inserting a toothpick, cake is done when toothpick comes out clean.
  4. Cool 10 minute Turn out on racks to cool.
  5. Beat frosting ingredients together and top each cake layer, then assemble the cake and cover the sides.

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