Grammy Sawtelle's Carrot Cake

Grammy Sawtelle's Carrot Cake

34 reviews, 4.5 star(s). 85% would make again

Ready in 1 hour 05 minutes

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"


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 Servings



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.

Cool on a wire rack.

For frosting, beat ingredients until smooth. Spread over cooled cake.

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OMG, I thought I had a killer carrot cake recipe... until I tried this one! Amazingly moist, great texture and flavours. For the icing, I used the ingredients listed - I put the butter and the cream cheese together in a bow and microwaved them 15 seconds at a time until they're soft. Amazing! Thanks for sharing!
Erika-cooks 5m ago

Excellent recipe!!
cole060784 1y ago

My all time favourite carrot cake recipe!! Big hit with all the family... Defo worth the 5*
Emj2k 1y ago

What happened to directions of prep of icing,
kearneyg 1y 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 1y ago

brendz 1y ago

Makes a lovely cake. My 3yr old little girl loved making it
nosweettooth2014 1y ago

Nice easy recipe! I've not made a cake for years but this came out spot on!
thebears1956 1y ago

hhptests01 1y ago

This turned out well, my in laws were over and they enjoyed it! Thanks for the idea!
Jennelson1984 1y ago

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