Perfectly Delicious Carrot Cake

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 45 mins

I made this cake after looking at a few recipes and mixing them together. The cake itself is not too sweet and would make wonderful muffins. With the cream cheese frosting, it's is absolutely perfect.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the cake:
  2. preheat the oven to 350.
  3. combine dry ingredients well.
  4. whisk together eggs, applesauce, oil, vanilla.
  5. stir the wet ingredients into the dry until combined, don't over mix.
  6. fold in carrots, pineapple and nuts.
  7. pour into a greased 9x13 baking dish and bake 40-50 minutes until done.
  8. cool completely.
  9. For the frosting:.
  10. cream butter, cream cheese, vanilla and sugar with beaters on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
  11. *I don't usually add all of the sugar. Start with a cup or two and taste, add more to get desired sweetness.