Carrot Walnut Cake - Tastes of Lizzy T
Print Recipe
5 from 5 votes

Carrot Walnut Cake

A deep-flavored, moist cake with carrots and walnuts in every bite. A simple dusting of powdered sugar tops this comforting carrot walnut cake.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrot recipes, easter dessert, snack cake
Servings: 9 servings
Calories: 364kcal
Author: Lizzy T


  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • dash salt
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • Powdered sugar for sprinkling on top


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small bowl, combine the eggs, oil, sugar and vanilla. Mix well.
  • Add the baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Mix until combined.
  • Mix in the flour, stirring until the flour is fully incorporated in.
  • Fold in the carrots and walnuts.
  • Spray an 8x8 baking pan with cooking spray. Spread the batter in the prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35-37 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Once the cake has cooled, sprinkle powdered sugar on top and serve.



Serving: 92g | Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 23g