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Easter Carrot Cake

Dessert Recipes. Easter is a time for celebration and gathering with family and friends. What better way to round out your Easter feast than with a delicious dessert that everyone will love? In this blog, we'll share a recipe for a classic Easter dessert that's sure to be a hit - Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Carrot Cake Recipe


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple (drained)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Grease two 9-inch cake pans and set aside.

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

  3. In a large bowl, beat together sugar, oil, and eggs until well combined.

  4. Add dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until just combined.

  5. Stir in grated carrots, chopped walnuts, crushed pineapple, and vanilla extract.

  6. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared pans.

  7. Bake for 25–30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  8. Let cakes cool in pans for 10 minutes, then remove from pans and transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter together until light and fluffy.

  2. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth.

  3. Beat in vanilla extract.

Assembling the Cake:

  1. Place one cake layer on a cake stand or serving plate.

  2. Spread a generous layer of frosting on top.

  3. Place the second cake layer on top of the frosting.

  4. Spread frosting over the top and sides of the cake.

  5. Decorate with additional chopped walnuts and edible flowers, if desired.

  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

This classic Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is a perfect Easter dessert. The moist, flavorful cake pairs perfectly with the tangy cream cheese frosting, and the addition of walnuts and pineapple adds an extra layer of texture and flavor. Whether you're hosting a large gathering or celebrating with your immediate family, this dessert is sure to impress. Happy Easter!

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