Carrot Crazy Cake


Dry Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cups flour + 3 Tablespoons (all-purpose)
  • 1 Cup sugar (All purpose sugar - Granulated Pure Cane Sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg


  • 3/4 Cup finely grated peeled carrots
  • 1/2 Cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 Cup golden raisins

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 5 Tablespoons Canola oil  (or vegetable)
  • 1 Cup water 


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and grease an 8" baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.  

In a large mixing bowl, mix the first 8 dry ingredients and blend well. Next, add carrots, walnuts and golden raisins - blend well. Last, add the wet ingredients - vinegar, vanilla and oil, then pour the water over top - mix well. Pour in greased baking dish. 

Bake on middle rack of oven for *35 to 45 minutes. Check with toothpick to make sure it comes out clean, remove when ready. Allow to cool and top with your favorite vanilla or cream cheese frosting. Enjoy!

Links to Frosting Recipes

Basic Cream Cheese Frosting recipe from ALl recipes.

Head here for a VEGAN CREAM CHEESE FROSTING from the Minimalist Baker.