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Moist Carrot Cake

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars
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"This cake was made and brought to me at work. It is the moistest carrot cake I have ever had. Decorate with Cream Cheese Frosting."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 569
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix sugar, oil, and eggs. Beat in flour mixture. Stir in shredded carrots, crushed pineapple, chopped nuts and flaked coconut. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 569 calories; 35.7 59.4 5.9 62 470 Full nutrition

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Excellent but the printed recipe is a little too moist. I made it to a T the first time, and the cake was good but a bit oily. The 2nd time, as suggested by others, I did 2/3 cup each of oil a...

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This was a good basic recipe. I like many others here don't care to use so much oil so i used 1/2 cup oil and 1/2 cup of apple butter. I reduced the sugar to 1-1/2 cups and omitted the walnuts...

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Excellent but the printed recipe is a little too moist. I made it to a T the first time, and the cake was good but a bit oily. The 2nd time, as suggested by others, I did 2/3 cup each of oil a...

THIS IS AWESOME RECIPE FOR CARROT CAKE, THE BEST I'VE EVER MADE, BUT I HAVE TO SAY THAT PUTTING IN THAT MUCH OIL IS NOT NECESSARY. INSTEAD I CUT THE OIL IN HALF AND ONLY USED 3/4 C. AND THEN AD...

I have made the cake so many times since I found it. My family loves it. My boyfriend takes it to work on the construction site and the guys just love it. I can never have enough in the house...

This Carrot Cake is the Best I have ever eaten. my husband likes spice cake so I added 1/2 teaspoon of cloves and 1/2 allspice I also added 1 cup rasins because I had them on hand , but would be...

This is a very good recipe for carrot cake. I was looking for one that included pineapples, coconut, and nuts. I used pecans because I have them readily available. The only modification that ...

This cake was delicious. I used 3/4 cup of oil & 3/4 cup of applesauce and cut the sugar to 1 1/2 cup to cut down on calories. It was very moist and will make again.

this recipe was really good but, it was a little too oily for me. i think next time i'll put 1 c of oil instead of 1 1/2c. it did take longer to bake as said by other reviews. i baked mine for...

I have made this cake twice now and due to make it again. I have received such wonderful compliments I can only recommend for all carrot cake lovers to try this recipe out, it is easy to make a...

I have to say that everyone that I have made this for absolutely loves it!! It is easily the BEST carrot cake I have ever had!!