Famous Carrot Cake

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Famous Carrot Cake

Prep 20 m

Cook 1 m

Ready In 21 m

15 Servings

374 Calories


"My Grandfather was famous for this cake. Everyone who knew him, knows of his famous carrot cake. He would always have some available for anyone who wanted it. We'll miss him, but his carrot cake legacy will always live on! Enjoy!"

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  1. 3 eggs

  2. 3/4 cup buttermilk

  3. 3/4 cup vegetable oil

  4. 1 1/2 cups white sugar

  5. 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  6. 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  7. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  8. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  9. 2 teaspoons baking soda

  10. 2 cups shredded carrots

  11. 1 cup flaked coconut

  12. 1 cup chopped walnuts

  13. 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice

  14. 1 cup raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8x12 inch pan.

  2. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk, oil, sugar and vanilla. Mix well. Add flour mixture and mix well.

  4. In a medium bowl, combine shredded carrots, coconut, walnuts, pineapple and raisins.

  5. Using a large wooden spoon or a very heavy whisk, add carrot mixture to batter and fold in well.

  6. Pour into prepared 8x12 inch pan, and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour. Check with toothpick.

  7. Allow to cool for at least 20 minutes before serving.

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