Carrot Cake Recipes

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How to Make Carrot Cake as Good as Grandma’s

Filling your house with the sweet smell of freshly baked carrot cake is way easier than you might think.

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Carrot Cake

67 reviews

My family's best carrot cake recipe dates back to my great-grandmother! We bake up a few of these carrot cakes...


Carrot-Cranberry Spice Cake

3 reviews

I love carrot cake and those made with cranberries. Using leftover cranberry sauce, I add carrots to make one marvelous...


Carrot Nut Cake

5 reviews

Mark and I planned to be wed on a mountain on a friend's ranch, but a snowstorm sent us to...


Carrot Fruitcake

4 reviews

Even those who don't care for fruitcake love this special holiday dessert. It's a fun way to "dress up" that...

Moist Carrot Cake

10 reviews

This moist flavorful carrot cake always gets raves, but no one ever believes me when I reveal the secret ingredient...


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Tropical Carrot Cake

36 reviews

I look forward to August because our family reunion means fun and great food, like this classic cake with the...

Carrot Blueberry Cupcakes

11 reviews

Carrots, blueberries, pineapple and zucchini make an interesting and delicious combination in these unique little treats.—Patricia Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.


Grandma’s Apple Carrot Cake

12 reviews

Rich, moist and cinnamony, this old-fashioned cake recipe was handed down from our beloved Grandma Kelly. It's a perfect way...


Cranberry-Carrot Layer Cake

3 reviews

This moist cake smothered with rich cream cheese frosting makes any dinner festive. Every autumn, I go to a cranberry...


Carrot Cake with Pecan Frosting

12 reviews

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

Layered Carrot Cake

15 reviews

I never liked carrot cake until I tried this one. The rich, moist cake with orange-flavored frosting is now a...


Zucchini Carrot Cake

21 reviews

I found this recipe in a cookbook and made some changes to it. My husband likes to have it for...


Carrot & Raisin Spice Cupcakes

4 reviews

Moist and pleasantly spiced, these cupcakes are like mini carrot cakes. Adding fruits, like raisins and pineapple, and vegetables to...


Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

I love to serve lighter desserts that will satisfy those with a sweet tooth. I make these every Christmas Eve,...


Wonderful Carrot Cake

23 reviews

This healthy carrot cake recipe is moist, tender and delicious. Kids will love it because it's sweet, and you'll love...

Molly’s Sweet and Spicy Tzimmes Cake

1 review

My husband and I are always on the lookout for new ways to incorporate Jewish traditions into our interfaith home....


Mrs. Thompson’s Carrot Cake

23 reviews

I received this recipe from the mother of a patient I cared for back in 1972 in St. Paul, Minnesota....


Spiced Carrot Cake

My mom made this cake for my birthday one year because carrot cake is her favorite. Turns out, it's my...


Three-Layered Carrot Cake

3 reviews

My mom loved carrots so much she put them in various dishes at least five times a week when I...


Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

4 reviews

Pineapple makes this delicious cake extremely moist. Xanthan gum is a corn-based, gluten-free thickener that can be found on your...


Chocolate Carrot Cake

25 reviews

Finely shredding the carrots gives this cake an extra-nice texture. The walnuts sprinkled on top add crunch, but you can...


Classic Carrot Cake

72 reviews

I entered this yummy, moist cake in a Colorado Outfitters Association dessert contest. My carrot cake with pineapple earned first...


Dark Chocolate Carrot Cake

8 reviews

Carrot cake has a dark side—and it’s divine! Cream cheese and shredded carrots in the batter keep the cake moist,...


Magnificent Carrot Cake

6 reviews

If you’re looking for something a little more traditional, nothing says Easter like a homemade carrot cake covered in rich...

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Carrot-Spice Cake with Caramel Frosting

38 reviews

This cake starts with a mix, but it’s loaded with extras to give it that "from-scratch" flavor. It’s so moist...


Grandma’s Carrot Cake

2 reviews

My grandma was very special to me. She had a big country kitchen that was full of wonderful aromas any...


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Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

49 reviews

A pleasingly moist cake, this treat is the one I requested that my mom make each year for my birthday....


Maple Carrot Cupcakes

31 reviews

I come from a line of family cooks and have liked to cook and bake since I was young. Mother...


Carrot Layer Cake

40 reviews

My sister gave me this recipe for what she calls "the ultimate carrot cake," and it really lives up to...


Carrot Sheet Cake

17 reviews

We sold pieces of this to-die-for carrot cake at an art show. Before long, we sold out of all the...