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...


Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

8 reviews

We made this for our daughter's wedding. We stirred it all by hand and baked it in frying pans of...


Carrot Cake with Buttermilk Glaze

11 reviews

This is a delicious cake-it's so moist! It's great for taking to picnics in summertime, since it travels well. It...


Carrot Spice Cake

1 review

I've found that no one can resist sampling a generous slice of this spice cake. Grated carrots add color, texture...

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...


Frosted Carrot Cake

30 reviews

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

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.


Zucchini Carrot Spice Cake

4 reviews

My family adores sweets, and I like to serve treats like this that are good for them, too. The cake...


Harvest Snack Cake

33 reviews

The ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg give this cake a familiar spice cake flavor, and raisins and shredded carrots help keep...


Pecan Carrot Bundt Cake

5 reviews

The pecans and citrus flavor make this dessert special. It's a moist cake with sweet, creamy frosting. —Joan Taylor, Adrian,...

Walnut Carrot Bundt Cake

This carrot cake is surprisingly moist and very flavorful. It also has a nice texture and cut beautifully for serving...


Coconut Carrot Cake

1 review

I found this recipe in a cookbook years ago. It's easy to make, and my family loves its moistness. It's...


Raisin Carrot Cake

This lightened-up moist cake is a favorite with my husband and son.—Joyce Donald, Star City, Saskatchewan


Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

14 reviews

A medley of spices and a fluffy white chocolate frosting star in this cupcake recipe. They're moist and light-tasting...a little...


Magnificent Carrot Cake

7 reviews

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

Easy Frosted Carrot Cake

4 reviews

This simple cake, which is my mother's recipe, stays moist for quite a while. In was always my favorite at...


Cranberry-Carrot Layer Cake

4 reviews

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


Mini Carrot Cakes with Cranberry Caramel Sauce

This recipe was inspired by two classic favorites, carrot cake and pineapple upside-down cake. Of course, gorgeous and delicious cranberries...


Light Carrot Cake

4 reviews

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


Buttermilk Carrot Cake

3 reviews

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


Walnut Carrot Cake

2 reviews

"I hope you enjoy this quicker version of carrot cake," comments Ardyce Piehl from her home in Poynette, Wisconsin. To...


Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake

11 reviews

MY FAMILY thinks this is the best carrot cake ever! We love the moist texture.
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Wonderful Carrot Cake

36 reviews

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

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Casserole Carrot Cake

2 reviews

I learned to make this yummy cake in a microwave cooking class more than 15 years ago. I keep cans...


Molly’s Sweet and Spicy Tzimmes Cake

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


Best Carrot Cake

8 reviews

After a bite of this, you'll be on cloud nine. I love to bake this moist carrot cake recipe for...


Makeover Moist Carrot Cake

3 reviews

One sweet bite of this heavenly carrot cake and you'll be on cloud nine. Not only is the cake moist...


Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

8 reviews

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


Grandma’s Apple Carrot Cake

11 reviews

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