Scrumptious Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Make the perfect Carrot Cake that is so scrumptious and dreamy – topped with the most amazing Cream Cheese Frosting.

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Carrot Cake – yay or nay? It’s been a long debate in our house.

Before I married Adam, I always thought carrots were a vegetable that everyone loved. You know, sort of like corn, peas, broccoli or green beans. Vegetables that are mild in flavor and make a frequent appearance on dinner tables around the country.

Since I love eating most vegetables, it never occurred to me that I could be sharing my life with someone who isn’t a huge fan. Over the years, I have had to get creative with sneaking in vegetables or simply not mentioning that my sweetie was chowing down on turnips and not regular potatoes :).

A method that has served us well so far. Except when it comes to carrots. Apparently carrots have such a strong taste that they can ruin an entire meal. Who knew?

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So when I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, that I’d been really wanting to try to bake a carrot cake, you can probably imagine the look I received. There was no convincing that a dessert could include vegetables, much less carrots.

But with Easter getting closer and closer, I could finally stand it no longer and set out to create a carrot cake that would please a self-proclaimed vegetable-avoider. [Read more…]