Sweet Baby Jack Carrot Cake Recipe by Paula Deen

Level: Easy

Time: 45 MINUTES

3 ratings


  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 (4 oz) jars carrot baby food, strained
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (16 oz) box confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 3 (8 or 9-inch) cake pans.


For the cake:


Mix together the flour, cinnamon and sugar in a large bowl. Add the baby food, eggs and oil and blend well with a handheld electric mixer for about 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Allow to cool in pan for 5 minutes. Invert onto lint-free dishcloth, or waxed paper, and allow cooling completely.


For the frosting:


Mix the butter, cream cheese, confectioner's sugar and vanilla with handheld electric mixer and blend until smooth and creamy.


Frost layers, top, and sides of cooled cake.

Sweet Baby Jack Carrot Cake


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3 Reviews

MITZIE 2/6/2016
i have used this

i have used this recipe many times and it is the best carrot cake recipe that I have ever had and so many people have said this is a great cake and want the recipe.It is my favorite carrot cake recipe of them all

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The PDN Web 11/5/2014
Hi Ashley, Thank

Hi Ashley, Thanks for your comment! The recipe has been corrected. Happy baking!

Ashley 11/5/2014
It says on here

It says on here twice to mix the remaining ingredients, what ingredients are in the cake, and which are in the frosting?

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