Easiest Way to Make Delicious Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake. Different from traditional carrot cakes, this cake is extremely moist and flavorful and is topped with a buttermilk glaze while still warm. Try it and I think you will agree that it is the best!! My fiance LOVES carrot cake, and yesterday was his birthday so I decided to look for a carrot cake recipe.

Carrot Cake Says that it rivals his favorite carrot cake recipe. In a mixing bowl, mix sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs. In another bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. You can cook Carrot Cake using 13 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Carrot Cake

  1. It’s 1 1/2 cup of sifted flour.
  2. Prepare 1/2 cup of sugar.
  3. It’s 1 tsp of baking powder.
  4. You need 1 tsp of baking soda.
  5. Prepare 1/2 tsp of salt.
  6. You need 2/3 cup of salad oil.
  7. Prepare 1 tsp of vanilla.
  8. Prepare 2 of eggs.
  9. You need 1/2 cup of crushed pineapple with juice.
  10. You need 1 1/2 cup of shredded carrot.
  11. Prepare 1 tsp of cinnamon.
  12. You need 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts.
  13. You need 1 packages of Cream cheese frosting.

In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Add the eggs, oil, carrots and vanilla; beat until combined. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon. I like using all-purpose flour, but you can substitute some of the all-purpose flour for whole wheat or white whole wheat flour.

Carrot Cake instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Add ingredients and mix on medium.
  3. Fold in walnuts.
  4. Spray two 9" round cake pans with non stick spray.
  5. Divide mixture between both pans.
  6. Cook for 25-30 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
  7. Let cakes cool; frost the top of one round, then place the other round on top and frost the top and sides.
  8. Sprinkle walnuts over top for garnish (optional).

For a gluten-free carrot cake, swap the flour for your favorite gluten-free flour blend. Baking soda helps the cake to rise. Salt, cinnamon, and vanilla extract make the cake taste amazing. Oil keeps the cake nice and moist — any neutral flavored oil will work. Add the carrots and nuts, and mix until just blended.

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