Rich Carrot Cake

Rich Carrot Cake

This simple carrot cake is an indulgent and delicious recipe with incredible flavor and texture. The shredded baby carrots make it nice and sweet.
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  • Serves: 16 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients. Preheat the oven to 350 F and coat a 9 x 13-inch pan with cooking spray containing flour, or grease and flour the pan.
  2. Step 2

    In​ a large bowl, combine the oil, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, and eggs and beat well.
  3. Step 3

    Stir in half of the flour, the baking soda, cinnamon, and salt and mix well.
  4. Step 4

    Add the shredded carrots and beat well.
  5. Step 5

    Then beat in the remaining flour.
  6. Step 6

    If using, stir in 1/2 cup of the chopped walnuts and mix well.
  7. Step 7

    Pour the batter into the prepared pan and spread evenly.
  8. Step 8

    Bake for 45 to 55 minutes until dark golden brown and the cake springs back when lightly touched in the center.
  9. Step 9

    Cool ​the carrot cake in the pan for 15 minutes and then turn it out onto a wire rack.
  10. Step 10

    If using, fold the remaining chopped walnuts into the cream cheese frosting.
  11. Step 11

    Spread the frosting over the cooled carrot cake.
  12. Step 12