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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

  • Author: Erica
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 50 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x


This recipe passed down from my great aunt makes the most delicious and moist carrot cake. It’s definitely worth trying!


  • 3 cups of shredded carrots
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup of golden raisins
  • 1 small can of crushed pineapple (including the juice)
  • 1 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup of vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp of nutmeg
  • 1 tsps of salt
  • 2 tsps of baking soda


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the sugar, oil, and eggs. Add in flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Finally, mix in carrots, pecans, raisins, and pineapple.
  3. Distribute the mixture evenly in a greased 9×13 inch baking dish.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes, then cover with aluminum foil and bake covered for another 20 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven, let cool, and enjoy!

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