AWESOME CARROT CAKE WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

dyanna casteel

By
@day03

Although this is a cake recipe,i thought i'd make cupcakes for Christmas.They were an absolute hit! When i posted the pic on facebook,i had a couple of people ask for the recipe.It's alittle work involved but it's sure worth it!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 c
grated carrots
2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
white sugar
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
4
eggs
1 1/2 c
vege oil
1 1/4 tsp
vanilla
1 can(s)
8 oz. pineapple,crushed in juice
3/4 c
chopped pecans
3 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 pkg
8 oz. cream cheese,softened
1/2 c
butter,softened
1 1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Grease and flour cake pan or use paper-lined cupcake pan.
2
In a large bowl,combine carrots,flour,sugar,baking soda,baking powder,salt and cinnamon.
3
Stir in eggs,oil,1 1/4 vanilla,pineapple and 3/4 cup pecans.Spoon batter into prepared pans.
4
Bake for 30 to 40 miutes or till toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.Allow to cool.
5
TO MAKE FROSTING:In a medium bowl,combine confectioners sugar,cream cheese,1/2 cup butter and 1 1/4 tsp. vanilla. Beat until smooth,then stir in remaining pecans.I put the frosting in a ziplock bag,snipped off a corner and piped it onto cupcakes.ENJOY!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American