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Perfect Carrot Cake

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  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 3/4 cups grated carrots (approximately 5)
  • 8 ounces crushed pineapple (drained)
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins (regular or golden)
  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
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    Calories860Calories from Fat430
    Total Fat48g74%
    Saturated Fat15g75%
    Trans Fat0.5g
    Calories from Fat430
    Total Carbohydrate104g35%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A100%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Ariel Shriver 2 months ago
    Amazing! Super moist and full of flavor. Everyone said it was their favorite carrot cake they’ve ever had.
    Phyllis 2 months ago
    Awesome everyone wants to know why I hadn’t made this for them before. Making another one today
    Diane J. 3 months ago
    This was the best cartot cake I’ve ever had!
    Anna Larkins 4 months ago
    Best Carrot cake ever!! Extremely Moist 🤤
    Olya 6 months ago
    Best cake ever! Even my 2 pickiest eaters had it 🙃
    Sue Carey 7 months ago
    Husband says it’s the best he’s ever had, maybe better than Cheesecake Factory’s carrot cake. It’s perfectly seasoned, moist. Delicious every time.
    Emily Turner 10 months ago
    So so so delicious. Modified it slightly, added the dry ingredients last.
    Jolie 10 months ago
    It was wonderful! My fiancé said that this is the best carrot cake he’s ever had. Will be using this recipe again!
    Ruth a year ago
    Fantastic! You won’t be disappointed easy recipe and soooo good!
    Smith a year ago
    This really is perfect. Full disclosure I didn’t have coconut so I left it out. That said I believe this to be one of the best things I have ever made. Do yourself a favor and dive right in. I made cupcakes with this recipe and they still came out beautifully moist.
    Charles Tribbey 2 years ago
    Very moist, think the coconut might have been too much but overall it was pretty awesome! The cream cheese frosting topped it nicely.
    Candice McGee 2 years ago
    Easy to make, loads of ingredients but super moist and tasty! Best Easter cake! Made two rings and 6 muffins. I chose not to ice the cakes. Also forgot the salt 🙈
    Firepenguine D. 2 years ago
    Amazing it was really great very sweet and moist cake.
    Stephanie Baker 2 years ago
    Excellent!!!!! Added orange zest to the frosting & used pecans & cranberries! I am making it again tonight!
    Francis M. 2 years ago
    Perfect rich recipe, thanks
    Carol Smead 2 years ago
    I made this with my granddaughter and it was the best carrot cake ever! We added dried cranberries along with orange zest. Truly the best tasting cake I have ever made in my life! We will continue to make this Carrot Cake recipe and make it as one to pass on to future generations in our family ♥️
    Teresa Santiago 3 years ago
    it was absolutely perfect I did however add a pinch of nutmeg
    Connie Phoenix 3 years ago
    Delicious. Icing is a little sweet but who’s complaining. Moist texture, easily made