Tropical Carrot Cake Recipe


A great carrot cake recipe featuring pineapple, walnuts, coconut and of course, carrots.

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs, oil and buttermilk.

Step 2

Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; add to egg mixture and mix well.

Step 3

Stir in vanilla, carrots, raisins, pineapple, walnuts and coconut; mix well.

Step 4

Pour into a greased 13 x 9 x 2 in. baking pan.

Step 5

Bake at 350°F for 45-50 minutes or until cake tests done.

Step 6

Cool. For frosting, beat all ingredients in a mixing bowl until smooth.

Step 7

Frost cake.

Things You'll Need

  • 3each eggs
  • 3/4cups vegetable oil
  • 3/4cups buttermilk
  • 2cups flour
  • 2cups sugar
  • 2tsp baking soda
  • 2tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 2tsp vanilla
  • 2cups carrots, ffinely shredded
  • 1cup raisins
  • 1can crushed pineapple, undrained (8 oz.)
  • 1cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1cup flaked coconut
  • Frosting:
  • 8ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4cups powdered sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla

About this Author

Amy Wickett an member who donated this recipe.