Ah, carrot cake! One of the quintessential home-cooking desserts. Its combination of warm spices, moist and fluffy cake layers, tangy cream cheese frosting, and of course the crunchy carrots, make it hard to resist. Today, however, I’m going to show you a twist on the classic with an easy-to-follow recipe for Trulucks Carrot Cake.

This unique recipe takes things to a whole new level with its delectable flavors and texture. Featuring an unexpected crunch factor and a hint of surprise sweetness, it’s sure to be a hit at your next gathering.

The key to this recipe is the inclusion of Trulucks Oats, which give the cake a delightful sweetness and an extra-crunchy texture. Adding finely grated carrots, nutmeg, and cinnamon also takes it beyond the ordinary.

To begin, you’ll want to preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and lightly grease a round springform pan.


For the cake:

– 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
– 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
– 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
– 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
– 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
– 1/2 cup Trulucks Oats
– 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
– 1 cup sugar
– 2 large eggs
– 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
– 2 cups finely grated carrots

For the cream cheese frosting:

– 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
– 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
– 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
– 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
– Almonds, toasted (optional)


For the cake:

1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon.

2. In a separate bowl, combine the Trulucks Oats with the butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract. Beat on medium speed for about 2 minutes until fully combined.

3. Slowly add in the flour mixture and mix until just combined.

4. Gently fold in the grated carrots.

5. Pour the batter into the greased cake pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool completely before frosting.

For the cream cheese frosting:

1. In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese and butter until combined.

2. Add in the confectioners’ sugar and vanilla extract and mix until the frosting is smooth.

3. Spread the frosting over the cooled cake and top with toasted almonds, if desired.

There you have it—Trulucks Carrot Cake. Perfect for any get-together, this twist on the classic carrot cake is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Enjoy!