Sam's Famous Carrot Cake 🥕

Not sure who Sam is, but this recipe looked yummy!

Sam’s Famous Carrot Cake :carrot:

cook: 1 hr
additional: 20 mins
total: 1 hr 40 mins
prep: 20 mins
Servings: 15
Yield: 1 - 8x12 inch pan


3 eggs
¾ cup buttermilk
¾ cup vegetable oil
1 ½ cups white sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups shredded carrots
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 (8 ounces) can crushed pineapple with juice
1 cup raisins


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8x12 inch pan.

Step 2

In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.

Step 3

In a large bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk, oil, sugar, and vanilla. Mix well. Add flour mixture and mix well.

Step 4

In a medium bowl, combine shredded carrots, coconut, walnuts, pineapple, and raisins.

Step 5

Using a large wooden spoon or a very heavy whisk, add carrot mixture to the batter and fold in well.

Step 6

Pour into a prepared 8x12 inch pan, and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour. Check with a toothpick.

Step 7

Allow to cool for at least 20 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Facts:

Per Serving:
374 calories; protein 5.2g; carbohydrates 48.7g; fat 18.8g; cholesterol 37.7mg; sodium 259.4mg

Recipe courtesy of Allrecipes.


No ideas about Sam either haha but it sure looks like a tasty recipe! :yum: I haven’t had carrot cake in forever… now I’ve got a craving! :carrot::cake: :laughing:

Thanks for another great seasonal recipe, @Amethyst! :two_hearts:


You’re welcome, my dear! I figure it’s good for the fall in the Southern Hemisphere and good for the Eostra Bunny in the Northern Hemisphere. LOL!


You’re so thoughtful, Amethyst- it’s a cake that is a win-win all around! :grinning: :carrot::heart: Thanks again!

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