Carrot cake. I've tried many carrot cakes, and this is my favorite recipe. I feel like carrot cake is a dessert most people tend to only make around Easter. But honestly, carrot cake is such an incredible dessert and I think it should be enjoyed all year long.
It wasn't until recently that we realized just how much we love carrot cake. Carrot cake is cake that contains carrots mixed into the batter. Most modern carrot cake recipes have a white cream cheese frosting. You can have Carrot cake using 13 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Carrot cake
- It’s 3 of eggs.
- Prepare 3/4 cup of buttermilk.
- Prepare 3/4 cup of vegetable oil.
- You need 1 1/2 cup of white sugar.
- You need 2 tsp of vanilla extract.
- It’s 2 tsp of ground cinnamon.
- You need 1/4 tsp of salt.
- It’s 2 cup of all-purpose flour.
- You need 2 tsp of baking soda.
- Prepare 2 cup of shredded carrot.
- You need 1/2 cup of flaked coconut.
- It’s 1/2 cup of chopped almond.
- It’s 1 cup of raisin.
The origins of carrot cake are disputed. This carrot cake cake sets the standard for carrot cakes everywhere. It's deeply moist and filled with toasted pecans. Most of its flavor comes from brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and carrots.
Carrot cake instructions
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8×12 inch pan..
- In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside..
- In a large bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk, oil, sugar and vanilla. Mix well. Add flour mixture and mix well..
- In a medium bowl, combine shredded carrots, coconut, almonds and raisins..
- Using a large wooden spoon or a very heavy whisk, add carrot mixture to batter and fold in well..
- Pour into prepared 8×12 inch pan, and bake at 350°F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour. Check with toothpick..
- Allow to cool for at least 20 minutes before serving..
A wonderfully moist, perfectly spiced carrot cake recipe. This truly is the best carrot cake recipe! It's perfectly moist and delicious, made with lots of fresh carrots, and topped with the most heavenly cream cheese frosting. My family's best carrot cake recipe dates back to my great-grandmother! We bake up a few of these carrot cakes for special occasions to make sure there's enough to go around.