The Best Carrot Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    12–16 pieces

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 15

Appears in
52 Weeks 52 Sweets

By Vedika Luthra

Published 2021

  • About

This is the first carrot cake recipe I ever made, and the only carrot cake recipe I will ever make. It’s moist, full of warm flavors, and incredibly tender. The nuts bring a nice bite, and the cream cheese frosting adds a lush, zingy note. My sister’s friend Danika shared the recipe years ago, when they were still in high school. The original version was carefully created by Danika’s father Lee, who tested and retested it until it was perfect. Perfectly sof