Really Good Carrot Cake Recipe

Help! Does anyone out there have a really great recipe for Carrot Cake? I would love to have it, if you'd be willing to share it.

Bert from Oregon

January 21, 20050 found this helpful

Carrot Cake

1 cup cooking oil

2 cups sugar

3 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

Beat together and add the following:

2 1/4 cups flour

2 tsp. cinnamon

2 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp salt

Stir in:

2 cups shredded carrots

1 cup flaked cocunut (sweetened or unsweetened, whatever you have)

1 8 oz. can crushed pineapple. (1/2 cup)

Pour into well greased 9 x 13 pan and bake at 350 F for 50 to 60 minutes.


1 3 oz cream cheese

1/4 cup melted margarine/butter

2 Tbsp. milk

1 tsp. vanilla

2 cups icing sugar

Enjoy!! I do not like nuts in my carrot cake but they could be put in this recipe if you wished.

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January 21, 20050 found this helpful

New Zealand Microwave Carrot Cake

1+1/2 cups plain flour

1+1/2 tspns. baking powder

1+1/2 tspns. baking soda

3/4 tspn salt

2 tspns cinnamon

1/2 cup white sugar

1 cup soft brown sugar

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Mix the above ingredients together then add.....

1 cup cooking oil

3 eggs

1 cup grated carrot

225gm. tin crushed pineapple

1/2 cup sultanas

Pour mixture into a MICROWAVE ring cake tin and cook on ELEVATED stand on HIGH power (my microwave is 900watts) for 13 - 15 minutes.

Stand the cake in its tin for 10 minutes BEFORE removing.

Ice with a cream cheese icing (I think you people know icing as frosting?) of your choice.

Makes a really nice, moist carrot cake in under 1/2 an hour.

Hope you are able to convert my metric measurements into US measurements.


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January 22, 20050 found this helpful

This recipe was my boyfriend's Grandmothers recipe and it's really good!


2 c. sugar

2 tsp. baking soda

1/3 c. buttermilk

3 c. flour

3 c. shredded carrots

4 eggs

1 1/2 c. cooking oil

1 1/2 tsp. lemon extract

1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon


1 c. frozen orange juice

1 c. sugar

Cream sugar, eggs, and oil. Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk. Sift flour and cinnamon and add to creamed mixture. Add buttermilk, carrots, and lemon extract. Bake in a 9x13 greased pan in 350 degree oven for 1 hour. Pour icing over cake while warm. Let set for 2 hours before cutting.

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February 11, 20050 found this helpful

hi, i made a tastey carrot cake but some of the shredded carrots turned green! it looks like zuchinni. how does this happen? and it tastes fine if you don;t think about it.

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January 21, 20090 found this helpful

Hi, Bert in Oregon!

This is Brenda in Ottawa, Ontario. I have a page dedicated to The Best-Ever Carrot Cake which really is (at least in my opinion) delicious. You might enjoy checking it out at


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