Recipe By Kathy
Published Nov 20th
Prep 30m Cook 30m Additional - Ready In 1h
Servings 2 - 8x11 inch cakes Calories 288.9

This cake is very moist and so easy to make.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups vegetable oil
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 (4 ounce) jars carrot baby food
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • ¼ pound butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 8x11 inch pans.
  2. 2 Beat together the oil, sugar, eggs and carrots. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add to wet ingredients and mix well.
  3. 3 Pour into pans and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool..
  4. 4 Beat together cream cheese and butter. Add powdered sugar and vanilla, mix until smooth. Spread frosting on cooled cakes and serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 288.9
  • Carbohydrate 28.8 g
  • Cholesterol 41.1 mg
  • Fat 18.7 g
  • Fiber 0.5 g
  • Protein 2.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 5.4 g
  • Sodium 217.8 mg
  • Sugar 21.6 g


  1. I cut this recipe in half. For more carrot flavor I cut the amount of vegetable oil back a bit and added another jar of carrot baby food. I also added a half cup of freshly shredded carrot and a half cup of organic raisins. One of the moistest bar recipes I've ever made and - Read more ...
  2. These were very good and easy to make. They were not quite as moist as I would have liked but good.
  3. Lost this recipe during a move and am so grateful for Kathy's submission. Tried and true. Moist and tasty. Quick and easy. What a Godsend to forego the grating of fresh carrots scraping one's knuckles et cetera. I top with classic cream cheese icing. A pecan half atop each carrot bar makes a lovely professional - Read more ...
  4. I have this recipe also. It's very moist and very good. It's different the usual oatmeal or chocolate bar cookies.
  5. Very tasty. I added 1/2 c shredded carrots to add texture. Will happily make again.

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