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.

33 Crazy-Good Spice Cakes

Move over, pumpkin pie. These homemade spice cakes infused with warm, cozy notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and other signature...


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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...


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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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...


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...

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,...


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...


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...

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 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...


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...


Layered Carrot Cake

16 reviews

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

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....


Spiced Carrot Cake

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


Low-Fat Carrot Cake

2 reviews

“Loaded with spice and carrot flavor, this moist and luscious cake is guaranteed to impress.” Rebecca Baird - Salt Lake...


Three-Layered Carrot Cake

4 reviews

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


Buttermilk Carrot Cake

2 reviews

This is a scrumptious treat that has been a favorite of families for generations.—Mrs. Harold Podraza, Houston, Texas


Light Carrot Cake

5 reviews

Allspice and cinnamon give wonderful flavor to this appealing cake from Ruth Hastings of Louisville, Illinois. "It's so moist and...


Frosted Carrot Cake

28 reviews

We have enjoyed this cake for years. Whenever there's a gathering of family and friends, it seems my cake is...


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....


Carrot Layer Cake

44 reviews

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

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Surprise Carrot Cake

35 reviews

A cousin gave me this carrot cake recipe. It's a wonderful potluck pleaser with its "surprise" cream cheese center. My...


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...


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Carrot Sheet Cake

18 reviews

We sold pieces of this to-die-for carrot cake at an art show. Before long, we sold all 10 cakes we...


Molly’s Sweet and Spicy Tzimmes Cake

2 reviews

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


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...