Carrot cake variations if you would like to customize your carrot cake feel free to add nuts feel free to stir 1 2 cup chopped nuts such as pecans walnuts pepitas or hazelnuts into the batter and or sprinkle extras on top of the frosting add raisins you could also stir in up to 1 4 cup of raisins add coconut or up to 1 4 cup of toasted shredded coconut.

This is the best carrot cake recipe ever not only is it the best scratch carrot cake it is my favorite cake of all time and ive had more than my fair share of cakes over the years if you are a fan of carrot cake or even if you arent i hope you will give this flavorful recipe a try what makes this recipe a little different is the amount of fabulous ingredients not only hellip.

This truly is the best carrot cake with cream cheese frosting ive ever had moist fluffy cake flavored with lots of spice topped with a lusciously creamy orange spiked cream cheese icing so it should be no surprise that i am not a carrot cake person never have been probably never will be but that said i made this for you because i realize that most people hellip.

During world war ii when sugar was rationed to 8 ounces per adult per week some vegetable alternatives were introduced these girls don rsquo t seem too happy about the ldquo carrot on a stick rdquo option.