CARROT CAKE

 

  • Cooking Time:
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time: 30

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 c. vegetable oil
  • 2 c. flour
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 3 c. grated carrots
  • 1 1/2 c. chopped pecans
  • 2 t. baking soda
  • 2 t. baking powder
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1 1/2 t. vanilla
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 1/2 t. each cloves, nutmeg, allspice
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 4 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 T. vanilla
  • 1 c. chopped pecans
  • Additional pecans for garnish if desired

Directions

  • Spray 3 8-in. cake pans with non-stick cooking spray and set aside; pre-heat oven to 350.
  • Beat eggs, oil, sugar and vanilla in a medium sized bowl.
  • Sift flour, baking soda, baking powder, and spices into a small bowl and slowly add to liquid ingredients, beat until just combined.
  • Fold in carrots and pecans.
  • Pour an equal amount into each of the three pans. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, and then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Cream frosting ingredients and frost each cake individually or as a layer cake.

Notes

Categories: Cake  Dessert  Mixer  Oven 

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