carrot cake

Rustic Carrot Cake

When you think of dessert perfection, what comes to mind? If you’re looking and craving cake – I’ve got you covered. This Rustic Carrot Cake recipe will have you scraping the bowl and running up to the table for seconds. 

What I love most about carrot cake is that it just never lets you down. That fluffy cake with the cream cheese icing is just always a winning choice. And now that I’m about to give you one of the best carrot cake recipes ever, you’re going to find yourself making this delicious cake all the time!

Don’t forget to try out our White Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse Cups as well. Because you can’t ever have too many delicious desserts! 

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Ingredients to make Rustic Carrot Cake

  • 1 box carrot cake mix, betty crocker is the one i use
  • 1 C water
  • 2/3 C canola oil
  • 3 eggs

    Frosting ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter; softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese; softened
  • 3 – 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon for topping

Directions to make Carrot Cake

Pam spray a 9×13 pan, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Using a stand mixer; mix the cake mix, water, canola oil, and eggs together until combined.

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Pour the batter into the prepared pan and place in the oven.

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Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.

Set aside to cool and begin the frosting.

Frosting Directions:

Using an electric hand mixer (or stand mixer with paddle attachment), beat together the butter and the cream cheese. Slowly blend in the powdered sugar and vanilla, then beat on high until well-combined, smooth, and creamy.

Scoop the frosting on top of the cake then smooth the frosting out.

Sprinkle cinnamon on the top.

Cut, serve, and enjoy!!

Rustic carrot cake

Rustic Carrot Cake

carrot cake

Check out this rustic carrot cake recipe!!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box carrot cake mix
  • 1 C water
  • 2/3 C canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • Frosting ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter; softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese; softened
  • 3 - 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon for topping

Instructions

    Pam spray a 9x13 pan, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

    Using a stand mixer; mix the cake mix, water, canola oil and eggs
    together until combined.

    Pour the batter into the prepared pan and place in the oven.

    Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.

    Set aside to cool and begin the frosting.

    Frosting Directions:

    Using an electric hand mixer (or stand mixer with paddle attachment),
    beat together the butter and the cream cheese. Slowly blend in the
    powdered sugar and vanilla, then beat on high until well-combined,
    smooth, and creamy.

    Scoop the frosting on top of the cake then smooth the frosting out.

    Sprinkle cinnamon on the top.

    Cut, serve, and enjoy!!

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