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Carrot Cake Recipes

Looking to make a delicious carrot cake for your next gathering or occasion? From cupcakes to fruitcakes and layered cake to spiced cakes, here you'll find a great collection of carrot cake recipes for your next party or gathering.

Casserole Carrot Cake

Casserole Carrot Cake

Casserole Carrot Cake

I learned to make this yummy cake in a microwave cooking class more than 15 years ago. I keep cans of cream cheese frosting in the cupboard and usually have the rest of the ingredients on hand. It's nice to invite company for dinner at the last minute and have a great homemade dessert in no time. -Judie Arnold, East Peoria, Illinois

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

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
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Carrot-Topped Cupcakes

Carrot-Topped Cupcakes

Carrot-Topped Cupcakes

A handy spice cake mix gets a tasty treatment when dressed up with shredded carrots and chopped walnuts. The mini carrot cakes are eye-catching, too, when decorated with cream cheese frosting carrots and parsley sprigs for the green tops. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

A pleasingly moist cake, this treat is the one I requested that my mom make each year for my birthday. It's dotted with sweet carrots and a hint of cinnamon. The fluffy buttery frosting is scrumptious with chopped walnuts stirred in. One piece of this cake is never enough!—Kim Orr, West Grove, Pennsylvania

Carrot Nut Cake

Carrot Nut Cake

Carrot Nut Cake

Mark and I planned to be wed on a mountain on a friend's ranch, but a snowstorm sent us to our alternate plan— a local country museum. Our friend Sandy Howe made a sheet cake using this recipe. Chock-full of nuts, pineapple and coconut, it's our favorite.

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

We made this for our daughter's wedding. We stirred it all by hand and baked it in frying pans of varied sizes. After decorating it with pink frosting roses, we transported it 50 miles to the church in the back of a car!

Golden Carrot Fruitcake

Golden Carrot Fruitcake

Golden Carrot Fruitcake

Start a new holiday tradition with this flavorful golden fruitcake from Judy Junwirth of Athol, South Dakota.

Carrot Sheet Cake

Carrot Sheet Cake

Carrot Sheet Cake

We sold pieces of this cake at an art show and before long, sold out of the 10 cakes we had made!—Dottie Cosgrove, South El Monte, California

Light Carrot Cake

Light Carrot Cake

Light Carrot Cake

Allspice and cinnamon give wonderful flavor to this appealing cake from Ruth Hastings of Louisville, Illinois. "It's so moist and delicious that it doesn't taste like it's good for you," she says.

Easy Frosted Carrot Cake

Easy Frosted Carrot Cake

Easy Frosted Carrot Cake

This simple cake, which is my mother's recipe, stays moist for quite a while. In was always my favorite at harvesttime when I was a child. -Muriel Jones, Hythe, Alberta
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