Everyone's favorite orange veggie gets a makeover in this famous, melt-in-your-mouth recipe. If you'd ever had a slice of carrot cake, chances are you asked for seconds. The steps needed to make a carrot cake aren't as tough as you may think. This recipe only uses a few pantry staples, plus a few healthy carrots, of course! Follow this classic carrot cake recipe and find out why this dish is a piece of cake to make!


1. Grate Your Carrots

Choose carrots with a healthy, even color and wash them in water. Peel the outer layer of skin with a peeler to prep them for grating. Press your carrots against the smallest holes in your grater and grate the carrots with a downward motion. Continue until you have four cups loosely filled with grated carrot.

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