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the BEST homemade Carrot Cake recipe

this tried and true homemade carrot cake recipe is the BEST. If you want to make it from scratch, use this recipe!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade carrot cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 347kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs allow to stand at room temp for 30 min
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups carrots grated
  • 3/4 cup oil

Instructions

  • Grease & flour two 9 inch round pans (one 9 by 13 works too!)
  • In large mixing bowl ,stir together wet ingredients.
  • Stir well.
  • Add dry ingredients.
  • Stir just until combined.
  • Stir in carrots and stir just until combined.
  • Pour batter into pans, dividing evenly.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

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Nutrition

Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 5425IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1.4mg