Carrot Cake (1972)

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“A friend gave this recipe to me years ago. Since my husband doesn't care for cream cheese frosting, this worked out well. The cake is very moist and rich since it absorbs the "Icing".”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine and mix the first 5 ingredients well.
  2. Mix the flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt together and mix into the egg and buttermilk mixture.
  3. Stir in the crushed pineapple, grated carrot, chopped nuts and coconut.
  4. Pour into a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish that has been greased and floured.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 55 minutes.
  6. Shortly before the cake is done, prepare the icing: COMBINE the sugar, buttermilk, baking soda, corn syrup and butter in a saucepan.
  7. Bring to boil and boil 5 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla.
  9. Pour over the cake while the cake is HOT.
  10. The cake will absorb the icing.
  11. Let cool completely before cutting.

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