Homemade Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Embrace the delightful combination of moistness, warmth, and sweetness with a classic Carrot Cake. This timeless dessert is a celebration of earthy carrots, aromatic spices, and a luscious cream cheese frosting. Whether for birthdays, gatherings, or simply a cozy evening treat, Carrot Cake is a beloved indulgence that never goes out of style.

Ingredients You’ll Need:

For the Carrot Cake:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups finely grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Optional Garnish:

  • Chopped nuts
  • Shredded coconut
  • Grated carrots



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