Carrot Cake Sheet Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce

Carrot Cake Sheet Cake Recipe with Caramel Sauce

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Cake is the secret ingredient to making any occasion special – and a carrot cake sheet cake recipe with salted caramel sauce, like this one, is sure to do just that. Perfect for birthday parties or cozy Sunday afternoons spent in the kitchen baking with the family, this deliciously moist cake will transform your kitchen into a sweet-smelling haven. Its bold flavor combination of cinnamon spice and zesty carrots pairs oh so perfectly with its thick and creamy salted caramel icing, sending taste buds around the world on an adventure every time you take a bite. Plus, this easy-to-make recipe requires minimal ingredients – meaning less time spent shopping and more fun times decorating! So get ready to create lasting memories in your home today…let’s dig out those aprons!Carrot Cake Sheet Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce Recipe

If you have a bunch of carrots you need to use up you are going to love this dessert. This carrot cake sheet cake recipe with salted caramel sauce is a great combination that is sure to please your guests.

Carrot Cake Sheet Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce

Ingredients: 
  • 2 C flour
  • 2 C sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 3 C shredded carrots,
  • 4 large eggs
  • ¾ C canola oil
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ C chopped walnuts
Frosting ingredients:
  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 – 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 C powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 – 8oz jar of Salted Caramel Sauce
  • 1 disposable piping bag
Cake Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9×13 baking dish with pam baking spray.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt until combined.
Using a large bowl, beat together the eggs, oil, and vanilla until combined.
Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until combined.
Fold in the shredded carrots and chopped walnuts.
Pour the batter into the baking dish and bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Allow to cool while you make the frosting.
Frosting Directions:
Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients, except the caramel sauce, until combined and smooth.
Spread the frosting onto the sheet cake and smooth it evenly.
Pour the caramel sauce into the piping bag. Cut the tip off the piping bag and pipe some lines going horizontal on the cake.
Using a butter knife, or a toothpick, gently drag the end through the caramel lines going up and down once you reach the end of the frosting to create a zigzag look.
Cut and serve.
Did you know?
Carrots were used as sweetener in Medieval times across much of northern Europe. Carrot cake is thought to have originated in England when housewives went old school and used carrots to naturally sweeten their confections during World War II.

Carrot Cake Sheet Cake recipe with caramel sauce

So that’s the recipe for the delicious carrot cake sheet cake with salted caramel sauce! We have a feeling this unique twist on the traditional will be sure to please. From beginning to end, both baking and decorating this amazing dessert is relatively simple. Plus, not only do you get to enjoy the taste of freshly homemade carrot cake and creamy salted caramel but also their amazing combination. I know I can’t wait to make this indulgent sweet treat for my family. Now it’s time to hear from you – What is your favorite cake recipe? Let us know in the comments so we can check out your great ideas! Until then, have fun in the kitchen and remember to bake up some sweet memories!

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