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Looking for carrot cake recipes? Taste of Home has the best carrot cake recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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Harvest Snack Cake

Harvest Snack Cake

Harvest Snack Cake

The ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg give this cake a familiar spice cake flavor, and raisins and shredded carrots help keep it moist. —Hilary Carroll, Dearborn, Michigan

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Bring these extra-special cupcakes to your next bake sale and watch how quickly they disappear—if your family doesn't gobble them up first! Kids will go for the fun appearance and tasty toppings while adults will appreciate the moist spiced cake underneath. —Diane Halferty, Corpus Christi, Texas

Maple Carrot Cupcakes

Maple Carrot Cupcakes

Maple Carrot Cupcakes

I come from a line of family cooks and have liked to cook and bake since I was young. Mother and Grandmom were always in the kitchen cooking up something delicious. These carrot cupcakes were Grandmom's specialty, and we always have them at family gatherings. —Lisa Ann Panzino DiNunzio, Vineland, New Jersey
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Surprise Carrot Cake

Surprise Carrot Cake

Surprise Carrot Cake

A cousin gave me this carrot cake recipe. It's a wonderful potluck pleaser with its "surprise" cream cheese center. My husband and our two young children love it, too! —Lisa Bowen, Little Britian, Ontario

Carrot Cupcakes

Carrot Cupcakes

Carrot Cupcakes

To try to get my family to eat more vegetables, I often "hide" nutritional foods inside sweet treats. The carrots add wonderful moistness to these cupcakes, which have a rich cream cheese frosting. Now we can have our cake and eat our vegetables, too! —Doreen Kelly, Rosyln, Pennsylvania

Mrs. Thompson's Carrot Cake

Mrs. Thompson's Carrot Cake

Mrs. Thompson's Carrot Cake

I received this recipe from the mother of a patient I cared for back in 1972 in St. Paul, Minnesota. It was, and is, the best carrot cake I have ever tasted. It’s requested for many family gatherings and celebrations. — Becky Wachob, Kelly, Wyoming

Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

A medley of spices and a fluffy white chocolate frosting star in this recipe from Angela Coulter of Blairsville, Pennsylvania. “They're moist and light-tasting...a little different from your average cupcake,” says Angela.

14-Karat Cake

14-Karat Cake

14-Karat Cake

"When I served this carrot cake to my family last Easter, everyone loved it...and they couldn't tell I had lightened it up!" relates Ellen Schuh of Sherwood, Wisconsin.

Dark Chocolate Carrot Cake

Dark Chocolate Carrot Cake

Dark Chocolate Carrot Cake

Carrot cake has a dark side—and it’s divine! Cream cheese and shredded carrots in the batter keep the cake moist, while toasted nuts and cinnamon boost the flavor. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

Grandma's Apple Carrot Cake

Grandma's Apple Carrot Cake

Grandma's Apple Carrot Cake

Rich, moist and cinnamony, this old-fashioned cake recipe was handed down from our beloved Grandma Kelly. It's a perfect way to use up a few carrots and an apple...and it's ideal for smaller families, since it yields fewer servings.

Moist Carrot Cake

Moist Carrot Cake

Moist Carrot Cake

This moist flavorful carrot cake always gets raves, but no one ever believes me when I reveal the secret ingredient - tomato soup! It's a beautiful dessert with its light orange color and rich frosting. -Grace Yaskovic, Branchville, New Jersey
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