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Carrot Spice Cake with Greek Yogurt

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Carrot Spice Cake made with Greek Yogurt is a great, spring cake.  Not only is this cake oh-so-yummy, but it’s a little healthier too.  You get some protein in your cake when you use Greek yogurt.  This cake is so simple with only a few ingredients too.

2 slices of carrot spice cake

Carrot Spice Cake

Have you seen on Pinterest where you can replace the oil and eggs with Greek yogurt?  Well, I thought I’d try it and add some carrots for good measure too… and the results were amazing!

How to Make Carrot Spice Cake

3 bowls for making cake

You only need 4 ingredients to make this cake.  Spice cake mix, Greek yogurt, carrots, and water. So simple!

Mix together the water and the Greek yogurt together.

Add the water/Greek yogurt combo to the spice cake mix.

Add the grated carrots to the bowl, and mix well until combined.

Bake and then let it cool before frosting with this delicious cream cheese frosting!


Carrot Spice cake on a green cake stand

This cake is so moist and flavorful!

2 slices of carrot cake and a green cake stand.

I made mine with my favorite cream cheese frosting, but if you were wanting to keep the calories lower you could use a fat-free whipped topping, etc.

slice of carrot spice cake


I hope you have a chance to try this cake recipe, it really is so simple and so moist and delicious!

Carrot Spice cake on a green cake stand

Carrot Spice Cake with Greek Yogurt

Super easy to make!  This Carrot Spice Cake has Greek yogurt in it too!
Print Recipe
Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:20 mins
Total Time:35 mins


Cake Recipe

  • 1 Box of Spice Cake Mix
  • 5.3 ounce container of Vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrots

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 2-3 cups powdered suger


Cake Directions

  • Mix together the water and greek yogurt.
  • Add water/yogurt to the spice cake mix and combine.
  • Add in the carrots and mix till evenly disbursed.
  • Pour mixture into two 9-inch greased cake pans. Bake at 350 for 20-23 minutes.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Cream your softened cream cheese and butter in a mixer for a couple of minutes until combined.
  • Add 1 cup of powdered sugar at a time.  After 2 cups have been added and see if it's sweet enough for you.  If you want it sweeter add another 1/2 cup at a time until your desired sweetness.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake
Servings: 12 slices

Carrot Spice Cake pinterest image



  1. I am making this soon as my hubby bought a spice cake mix Do you think it was a hint? Plus carrot cake is his fave. So this is awesome

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