Carrot Cake Recipe

Certainly! Carrot cake is a classic and delicious dessert. Here’s a simple recipe for a homemade carrot cake:

Ingredients:

For the Cake:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups finely grated carrots (about 4-5 medium carrots)
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

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

Instructions:

For the Cake:

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