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Carrot Cake


Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Barbara Whiting
You can make your own cream cheese frosting or buy canned for this delicious carrot cake.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour


  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • dash salt
  • 1/4- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 3 cups (about 5) carrots, shredded
  • 1 cup chopped nuts


Beat sugar, oil and eggs for 1 minute. Stir in next 6 ingredients and beat for 1 minute. Stir in carrots and nuts. Bake in greased, floured rectangular dish (9 x 12) for 40 to 45 minutes or in round cake pans for 30 to 35 minutes. Test with a toothpick for doneness. Cool in pan on a wire rack and frost with cream cheese frosting. Refrigerate for best taste.

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