Martha Stewart’s Perfect Carrot Cake Recipe: A Deliciously Moist And Flavorful Dessert

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Classic Carrot Cake Recipe

Start by preheating your oven to 350°F and greasing a 9-inch round cake pan.

Easy Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting
Easy Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons of baking powder, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.

In another bowl, whisk together 1 cup of vegetable oil, 1 cup of granulated sugar, 1/2 cup of brown sugar, 3 eggs, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until well combined. Fold in 2 cups of shredded carrots and 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts.

Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Let the cake cool completely before frosting with cream cheese frosting and serving.

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Preheat your oven to 350°F and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.

In a bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, and a pinch of salt.

In another bowl, mix together 1/2 cup of vegetable oil, 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, 1/2 cup of brown sugar, 2 eggs, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Combine the wet and dry ingredients, then fold in 1 cup of shredded carrots and 1/2 cup of crushed pineapple.

Divide the batter among the cupcake liners and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Let the cupcakes cool before frosting with cream cheese frosting and enjoy!

Carrot Cake Trifle

In a large trifle dish, layer cubes of carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, crushed pineapple, and chopped walnuts.

Repeat the layers until the dish is full, finishing with a layer of frosting on top.

Refrigerate the trifle for at least an hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

Garnish with additional chopped walnuts and a drizzle of caramel sauce before serving.

Enjoy this decadent and delicious carrot cake trifle with friends and family!