Carrot Cake from a Mix


Easy carrot cake recipe from a cake mix. It also makes good cupcakes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
1 8-inch layer cake


  • 1 (15.25 ounce) package carrot cake mix

  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice

  • 3 large eggs

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • ½ cup finely chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two (8-inch) round pans.

  2. Beat cake mix, pineapple with juice, eggs, water, oil, and nuts in a large bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed until well blended, about 2 minutes. Spread batter into the prepared pans.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the centers comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Cool completely before frosting.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

410 Calories
26g Fat
40g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 410
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 327mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 141mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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