If you are bored by eating the same kind of cakes, then try the best carrot cake recipe which is unique in flavor and satisfies your taste buds to the core!

The Best Carrot Cake Recipe.

I bet that after trying this best carrot cake recipe, you’ll definitely add it to your favorite cake recipe list. You can also make this strawberry shortcake to get a unique experience as a baker.

Without further ado, I finally present to you the recipe of the best carrot cake of the year which is below.

The Best Carrot Cake Recipe

Prep Time: 30 Mins

Cook Time: 30 Mins

Total Time: 60 Mins

Yield: 16 Servings



  • 1 2/3 Cup Avocado Oil
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1 Cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 3 1/4 Cups all-purpose Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 Teaspoons Fine Sea Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • 1 Pound Finely-grated Fresh Carrots


  • 3 (8-ounce) Bricks Cream Cheese (Room Temperature)
  • 1 Cup (2 sticks) Salted Butter (Room Temperature)
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Fine Sea Salt
  • 6 Cups Powdered Sugar (or more, if needed to thicken)


  • 8-inch Round Baking Pans (It’s a three-layer Cake)
  • Baking Spray
  • Large Mixing Bowl (3)
  • A Whisk
  • Spatula

Preparation Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Coat an even layer of baking spray on the three 8-inch round pans.
  2. Add granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla into a large mixing bowl and whisk them well, until smooth.
  3. Take a separate bowl and add flour, baking powder, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda. Whisk all the ingredients well.
  4. Now, gradually pour the dry mixture into the egg mix and combine them, until smooth.
  5. Add the grated carrots into this mixture and stir them until they combined.
  6. Now your batter is ready. Pour the batter evenly into the three baking pans.
  7. Bake for around 25-30 mins or when the inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Then, put all the baking pans on the wire cooling rack and let them cool.
  9. For Cream Cheese Frosting: Mix vanilla, cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar in a large bowl using a spatula until they combined well and gets pretty firm.
  10. If cakes are cool down at room temperature, then flat the top of the cakes using a bread knife.
  11. Then, place the first cake on the cake stand, put a large scoop of frosting on the top of it, and spread it evenly.
  12. Repeat the same with the second & third layer of the cake.
  13. Once you assemble the cake layers, then cover the whole cake with the remaining frosting.
  14. Your best carrot cake is ready to serve.

Cooking Note

  • You can refrigerate this cake for up to 4 days.

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