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The Very Best Carrot Cake

A dense, moist spiced carrot cake with an abundance of carrots. 

Course Dessert
Keyword carrot cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 2 8” cakes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 Cup All purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 3 Cups Grated carrots
  • 3 Each Eggs Large
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 Cup Vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla

Instructions

  1. 1. Grate carrots. Use grater or use a food processor. Set aside. 


    2. In a mixing bowl, add all dry ingredients. Flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Mix until incorporated. 


    3. Add in the carrots. Mix into the dry ingredients thoroughly. 


    4. In a separate bowl mix together all wet ingredients. Oil, eggs, vanilla, vinegar and milk. 


    5. Add to dry ingredients and mix well. 


    6. Pour into parchment lined and greased 8” cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30-45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. 


    7. Cool, decorate and ENJOY!