If you're looking for a delicious twist on the classic carrot cake, then this Blueberry Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is just what you need. The juicy bursts of blueberries and tangy cream cheese frosting perfectly complement the moist, flavorful carrot cake. This recipe is perfect for any occasion, from a family dinner to a special celebration.


For the cake

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cup blueberries

For the frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the oil and vanilla extract.
  4. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients until just combined.
  5. Fold in the shredded carrots and blueberries.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  8. Let the cake cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.

For the frosting

  1. In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy.
  2. Gradually mix in the powdered sugar until smooth.
  3. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. Frost the top of the cooled cake with the cream cheese frosting.
  5. Garnish with additional blueberries, if desired.


  • You can use either fresh or frozen blueberries in this recipe.
  • If you're short on time, you can use store-bought cream cheese frosting instead of making it from scratch.
  • If you prefer a more traditional carrot cake, you can omit the blueberries or substitute them with raisins or chopped nuts.


This Blueberry Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is sure to become a new favorite in your household. With its delicious blend of sweet blueberries, tangy cream cheese frosting, and moist, flavorful carrot cake, it's the perfect dessert for any occasion. Try this recipe today and impress your family and friends with your baking skills!

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