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Easy Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

Rated as 4.92 out of 5 Stars

"I have had many people try this and couldn't believe how moist and delicious it was for gluten free."
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1 h 25 m servings 449
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9x13-inch baking pan)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  2. Beat white sugar and vegetable oil together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy; beat in eggs, 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and mix.
  3. Combine baking flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a separate bowl; mix into sugar-vegetable oil until batter is smooth. Fold carrots into the batter; pour into the prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes. Allow cake to cool completely, at least 30 minutes.
  5. Beat cream cheese and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer; beat in confectioners' sugar, a little at a time, until icing is smooth and creamy. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and beat well. Spread icing onto cake.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 449 calories; 27.2 50.2 4 67 400 Full nutrition

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I made this for a faculty pot luck and people loved it . I was worried because it looked like I put too many carrots in, but the amount in the recipe was perfect. I used a quisinart to shred t...

Promised hubby I'd make him a carrot cake this week and though I have a great recipe already I wanted to see if I could find a good gluten free one. Well, I tried it - I cooked it in about an 8...

It’s so hard to find gluten free recipes that taste great. This cake is so light and full of flavor! So happy to have found a recipe that taste great and made with ingredients you will most like...

Excellent! Family raved about it! Added dark raisins and that's all! Would make again!

Unlike many gluten free cakes, this one ended up light and fluffy! It didn't "fall" while cooling and end up gummy like so many other GF cakes and breads I have made. I added some raisins, oth...

I have several members of my family that eat gluten-free, so, I thought I would give this a try. I used cup 4 cup gluten free flour which I think is the best all around all purpose gluten free...

I love this carrot cake! One day, I had craving for a carrot cake but never made it gluten free. I have added some walnuts and a very small can of pineapple.Next time, I will crush it. I have us...

This is a fantastic gluten free recipe! The cake turned out fluffy and moist, and the frosting recipe was the perfect accompaniment. I added 1/2 C of raisins and made 2 rounds for a layer cake i...

This was the first time I've made a carrot cake. It was delightful! It was moist and tasty. I tweaked the recipe a little. I used brown sugar instead of white sugar. I also added half a cup of c...