After numerous requests, I finally made a Crazy Carrot Cake and it turned out wonderful. Just like the other Crazy Cakes, this cake contains no eggs, milk or butter, is super moist and absolutely delicious!
CRAZY CAKE, also known as Wacky Cake & Depression Cake – No Eggs, Milk, Butter, Bowls or Mixers! Super moist and delicious. Go-to recipe for egg/dairy allergies. Great activity to do with kids. Recipe dates back to the Great Depression. It’s darn good cake!
Crazy Carrot Cake – No eggs, milk or butter
- 1 1/2 Cups flour + 3 Tablespoons (all-purpose)
- 1 Cup sugar (All purpose sugar – Granulated Pure Cane Sugar)
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon cloves
- 1/4 teaspoon allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 3/4 Cup finely grated peeled carrots
- 1/2 Cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 Cup golden raisins
- 1 teaspoon white vinegar or apple cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 5 Tablespoons Canola oil (or vegetable)
- 1 Cup water
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and grease an 8″ baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
In a large mixing bowl, mix the first 8 dry ingredients and blend well. Next, add carrots, walnuts and golden raisins – blend well. Last, add the wet ingredients – vinegar, vanilla and oil, then pour the water over top – mix well. Pour in greased baking dish.
Bake on middle rack of oven for *35 to 45 minutes. Check with toothpick to make sure it comes out clean, remove when ready. Allow to cool and top with your favorite vanilla or cream cheese frosting. Enjoy!
Links to Frosting Recipes
Basic Cream Cheese Frosting recipe from AllRecipes.com
Head here for a VEGAN CREAM CHEESE FROSTING from the Minimalist Baker
If you are looking for a Carrot Cake that is not egg and dairy free, try this CRAZY GOOD CARROT CAKE with CREAM CHEESE FROSTING, it’s Crazy good!
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