Customer Service Rep
Have Questions? Click Here.
Customer Service Rep

Easter Egg Hunt Carrot Cake Recipe

March 25, 2024

With Easter right around the corner, it's time to embrace the joy of spring festivities with family and friends, along with indulging in some delightful sweet treats. Among our favorites is the classic Carrot Cake, a timeless delight that brings warmth and comfort to any celebration. Whether you opt for a two-layer cake adorned with luscious cream cheese frosting or whip up some convenient cupcakes for easy snacking, this recipe promises to satisfy every palate.

For an extra touch of Easter magic, consider adding a creative twist to your cake or cupcakes by dyeing shredded coconut or icing in a vibrant green hue, reminiscent of fresh spring grass, and adorning them with Cadbury Mini Eggs for a whimsical "Easter Egg Hunt" theme.

Ready to get baking? Dive into the recipe below and unleash your culinary skills! And don't forget to share snapshots of your masterpiece with us at

Ingredients for the Cake:

  • 2 Cups of All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 Cups of Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons of Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon of Salt
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 Cups of Grated Carrots
  • 1 can (7 oz.) of Crushed Pineapple, drained
  • 1 package (7 oz.) of Shredded Coconut
  • 1 Cup of Chopped Pecans

Ingredients for the Frosting:

  • 1/2 Cup of Unsalted Butter
  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese
  • 1 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • 1 lb.of Powdered Sugar
  • Milk (if needed to adjust frosting consistency)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt, eggs, grated carrots, crushed pineapple, shredded coconut, and chopped pecans in the given order. Blend thoroughly.
  2. Gradually add 1 and 1/4 cups of oil to the mixture and continue blending until well      combined.
  3. Pour the batter into well-greased pans. We recommend using two 9-inch springform pans for best results.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. For cupcakes, cook for 22 minutes. 
  5. While the cake cools, prepare the frosting by combining the butter, cream cheese, vanilla extract, and powdered sugar in a mixing bowl. Blend until smooth and creamy. Adjust the consistency with milk if necessary.
  6. Once the cakes have cooled completely, generously frost each layer and the sides with the cream cheese frosting.
  7. Slice, serve, and savor the irresistible goodness of your homemade Carrot Cake!

Wishing you a delightful and memorable Easter filled with sweetness and joy! 🐰🌷



Meet Alex & Marcus
We are here for you to make sure all your questions get answered, including: pricing, site availability, deals, quick move-in-ready homes, our building process, and more!

We can't wait to welcome you into our Manuel Builders family of homeowners!

Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions

Manuel Builders is a family owned company that has been in business for over 64 years. We build residential homes on your lot and develop outstanding communities. We build in Lafayette, Carencro, Broussard, Youngsville, Erath, Kaplan, Ville Platte, Lake Charles, Sulphur, Westlake, Moss Bluff, Iowa, Dequincy, Duson, Scott, Maurice, Anchorage, Port Allen, Brusly, Addis, Baton Rouge, Scotlandville, Merrydale, Monticello, Central, Covington, Mandeville, Houma, Thibodeaux, Morgan City, Montogomery county, Conroe, the Woodlands, the greater Houston area, and surrounding cities in Louisiana and Texas. Manuel Builders reserves the right to make changes to speculative homes under construction. Colors, exterior finishes and square footage may vary from pictures, plans, and virtual tours. Elevation Renderings could include optional features that are not included in the base price. Prices also subject to change without notice.

Equal Opportunity Housing Logo