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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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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.

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

Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

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

Carrot Cake with Pecan Frosting

Carrot Cake with Pecan Frosting

Carrot Cake with Pecan Frosting

My husband constantly requests this homey, old-fashioned version of carrot cake. The frosting is still tasty even without the pecans. —Adrian Badon, Denham Springs, Louisiana

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

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!

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

Magnificent Carrot Cake

Magnificent Carrot Cake

Magnificent Carrot Cake

If you’re looking for something a little more traditional, nothing says Easter like a homemade carrot cake covered in rich cream cheese frosting. A touch of rum extract lends wonderful flavor to every bite of this baked-from-scratch indulgence.—Melanie Madeira, Dallas, 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.

Easter Basket Cupcakes

Easter Basket Cupcakes

Easter Basket Cupcakes

My mother and I would make these when I was growing up, and I had just as much fun sharing the same experience with my own children when they were young. —Kathy Kittell, Lenexa, Kansas
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