Grammy Sawtelle's Carrot Cake

Grammy Sawtelle's Carrot Cake

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33 review(s) averaging 4.5. 85% would make again

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Absolutely the best carrot cake ever, hands down!!!

"This is the best carrot cake recipe EVER! I made this for my mum today for mothers day and i was deciding between 2 recipes, and im glad i picked this! i was unsupervised in the kitchen and made it like it said but i only used 1 cup of veg oil and i used a sprinkling of nut meg. it says add half a cup of chopped nuts, use walnut. I LOVED THIS and i will make it again! and i am only 12 years old :-D"

- AmieCooksGood


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2 cups Sugar
1 1/2 cups Vegetable oil
4 Eggs
2 cups Flour
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
2 teaspoons Baking Soda
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Salt
3 cups Carrots; Grated
1/2 cup Chopped Nuts
1/4 stick Butter
6 oz. Cream Cheese
1 cup Powdered Sugar
2 tablespoons Vanilla

Original recipe makes 10



Mix sugar, vegetable oil and eggs until a creamy consistency. Add in flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, grated carrots and nuts. Mix well and pour into cake pan of your choice.

Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes.


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Excellent recipe!!
cole060784 2 months ago
My all time favourite carrot cake recipe!! Big hit with all the family... Defo worth the 5*
Emj2k 3 months ago
What happened to directions of prep of icing,
kearneyg 3 months ago
Very good! Used my favorite Paula Dean cream cheese frosting, but other than that followed the recipe. Next time will need to make adjustments for high altitude.
Valerie411 7 months ago
brendz 8 months ago
Makes a lovely cake. My 3yr old little girl loved making it
nosweettooth2014 10 months ago
Nice easy recipe! I've not made a cake for years but this came out spot on!
thebears1956 10 months ago
hhptests01 11 month ago
This turned out well, my in laws were over and they enjoyed it! Thanks for the idea!
Jennelson1984 11 month ago
Delicious! I added a can of pineapple and reduced the carrots to 2 cups because I didn't have enough and used pecans... Everyone loved it!
LynnyS216 12 months ago
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