The Best Carrot Cake!

🥕The bestttt carrot cake. It’s perfection. I’ve been making this for my husband for his birthday since we got married! ☕️ It’s my favorite with a cup of coffee for breakfast!


Did you see the secret ingredient? It’s the applesauce that’s a game changer. You can make this as a 3 layer cake, sheet cake or cupcakes!


Brooks’ Birthday Carrot Cake:

🥕 Preheat Oven to 350 degrees. Grease/Flour cake pan(s).

🥕Start with Cake:


1 ¼ cups unsweetened applesauce

2 cups sugar

3 eggs

-Mix- then add:

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon

-Mix- then add:

2 cups grated carrots

1 cup shredded sweetened coconut

1/2 cup chopped nuts optional

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup crushed pineapple (do not drain)

-fold in- and disperse batter to pan(s)

🥕Bake for 25 mins (more or less depending on your oven)

🥕Cream Cheese Frosting:

1 cup butter softened

2 blocks cream cheese softened

-Blend well- then add

2 teaspoon vanilla

5 cups confectioners sugar

🥕sprinkles a few nuts on top if you’re feeling boujee!


I hope you love it! Let me know how yours turns out!!! Watch the video below to see how I made mine- and make sure to follow us on instagram for more tips, tricks, and recipes!