Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

From my Family Recipe Box, I remember Mom making this when I was little. I remember icing on it, though, which isn't included below. A cream cheese icing would be nice. From the Family Recipe Box, in Mom's handwriting, dated 11/9/70.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs.
  2. Add the applesauce or pineapple.
  3. Sift together flour with cinnamon, salt, soda, and nutmeg or allspice.
  4. Add flour mixture to first mixture.
  5. Add grated carrots.
  6. Add nuts, raisins, or candied fruit, if using.
  7. Bake in tube pan at 350 degrees for 1 1/4 hours.
  8. It is recommended that you do not double this recipe.