Perfect for spring or Easter, this carrot cake is everything it should be and more.

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe Source: Live Well Bake Often

  • 3 hrs prep
  • 30 min cook
  • Intermediate

A traditional recipe, this carrot cake involves preparing and baking batter, leveling and frosting the cake, and then serving it for everyone to enjoy.

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What Makes This Pinworthy?

There are many reasons to try this carrot cake recipe, but the first and foremost one is how exceptional it tastes. The carrot cake itself is perfectly moist and dense. and it contains just the right amount of shredded carrots and spices. The best part of this cake, however, is the frosting- it was some of the best cream cheese frosting we’ve ever had.

Another wonderful attribute to this recipe is that it has a minimalist design that is not only easy to replicate but looks incredibly appealing. By neatly frosting the cake and decorating it with finely chopped pecan pieces, this cake is sure to look like it came straight from a bakery.

This is a good cake for an inexperienced baker- or anyone who just wants a recipe to turn out flawlessly- to try. Not only does the cake portion bake up beautifully, but the cream cheese frosting is the perfect consistency and is easy to work with. Additionally, this cake has only two layers, making it easier to coat with smooth layer of frosting.

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