Simple Way to Make Favorite Mama's Carrot Cake

Mama's Carrot Cake. The cake layers can be made ahead and frozen up to one month. The moistness and flavor of this Mama Dip's Carrot Cake can't be beat. This carrot cake has a super creamy cream cheese frosting and the crunch of toasted walnuts.

It's springtime here in North Florida and nothing says spring in my kitchen more than baking a homemade, gluten-free carrot cake topped with creamy cream cheese frosting. Carrot Cake is a great Holiday cake, A Southern Carrot Cake Recipe is lighter on spice. A Homemade Carrot Cake tasting all ingredients not just the cinnamon.

Hello everybody, it’s Brad, welcome to my recipe page. Today, I’m gonna show you how to prepare a distinctive dish, mama's carrot cake. It is one of my favorites. This time, I am going to make it a little bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Mama's Carrot Cake is one of the most well liked of recent trending foods on earth. It’s appreciated by millions every day. It’s simple, it is quick, it tastes yummy. They are fine and they look fantastic. Mama's Carrot Cake is something that I have loved my whole life.

The cake layers can be made ahead and frozen up to one month. The moistness and flavor of this Mama Dip's Carrot Cake can't be beat. This carrot cake has a super creamy cream cheese frosting and the crunch of toasted walnuts.

To get started with this particular recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can cook mama's carrot cake using 21 ingredients and 21 steps. Here is how you cook that.

The ingredients needed to make Mama's Carrot Cake:

  1. {Take of Carrot Cake(wet ingredients).
  2. {Get 3 large of eggs.
  3. {Prepare 1/3 cup of vegetable oil.
  4. {Prepare 2 cup of sugar.
  5. {Take 1 tbsp of vanilla extract.
  6. {Take of Carrot Cake(dry ingredients).
  7. {Take 2 cup of all-purpose flour.
  8. {Take 2 tsp of ground cinnamon.
  9. {Make ready 2 tsp of baking soda.
  10. {Prepare 1/2 tsp of salt.
  11. {Prepare of Star Ingredients.
  12. {Take 1 lb of carrots.
  13. {Make ready 1/2 cup of chopped raisins or other(your choice).
  14. {Prepare 2 piece of crystalized ginger.
  15. {Prepare 1/2 cup of chopped pecans or other(your choice).
  16. {Prepare of Icing of the Carrot Cake.
  17. {Make ready 8 oz of cream cheese.
  18. {Get 2 cup of confectioner sugar.
  19. {Take 2 tbsp of whipping cream.
  20. {Take 1/2 tbsp of vanilla extract.
  21. {Get 1/2 tsp of salt.

Bahama Mama Carrot Cake (The Bahamas) Be the first to review this recipe. This carrot cake gets added flavor from pineapple, coconut and a range of spices. This recipe from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, restaurateur Mildred "Mama Dip" Council is one of the best carrot cakes we've tested. I have many carrot cake recipes on my site – like these Carrot Cake Bars – but they are all variations of this one.

Steps to make Mama's Carrot Cake:

  1. Prepare Bowl #1 and begin adding the following ingredients: These ingredients will be your wet ingredients!.
  2. After you've finished step 1, mix all the wet ingredients with a mixer(of course).
  3. Prepare Bowl #2 with the following ingredients: These will be your dry ingredients!.
  4. Hope you have a third bowl! Now, you will prepare a mix of the following ingredients: These ingredients will be your star ingredients!.
  5. We must shred the carrots! So with a grater, grate the carrots individually. After you're finished, toss the grated carrots into Bowl #3. Don't forget to clean and peel the carrots!:).
  6. Chop the raisins and pecans(or other, if you prefer). Then, throw into bowl..
  7. To finish up this bowl, chop the crystalized ginger. The ginger might stick together, but eh…who cares?.
  8. Now, you will mix Bowl #1, 2, and 3. Typically, toss all ingredients into the largest bowl..
  9. Mix/Stir all ingredients in bowl. (If it looks like cheese soup, you're doing it right!).
  10. Now grab two 9-inch circular baking pans. At this time, preheat your oven too 400°..
  11. Add enough oil to smear every inch of the pan with your finger..
  12. Add flour to coat the pan. *Pour flour and gently tap the bottom of the pan, so that flour spreads over pan. This should coat whole pan!.
  13. Pour Carrot Cake batter into both pans..
  14. Place Carrot Cake batter into preheated oven, bake in 400° for 10 minutes. Start the timer!.
  15. After 10 minutes, turn the oven down to 350° and bake for 30-35 minutes..
  16. Let's begin the frosting! You'll need the following ingredients: These will be your Icing of the Carrot Cake ingredients!.
  17. Mix together with mixer. Don't forget to lick the spoon;).
  18. After 30-35 minutes, your Carrot Cake should be done. *If you're not sure the cake is ready, insert a knife. If no batter shows up on the knife's blade…it's done!:).
  19. After you've taken the Carrot Cake out of the oven, let cool for 10 minutes. You don't want the icing to melt:(.
  20. After Carrot Cake is cooled, you can start frosting the two-layered cake! Make sure you get on-top, and in-between..
  21. You're all finished and the Carrot Cake is ready to serve!:).

There isn't another recipe that I've ever tried that even comes close to this carrot cake recipe for flavor, moistness, and texture. It's hands down the best carrot cake I've ever had. This Carrot Cake Bundt is a game changer, you guys. Copycat Cheesecake Factory Carrot Cake Cheesecake. But honestly, carrot cake is such an incredible dessert and I think it should be enjoyed all year long.

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