Carrot Cake

sheri bryan

By
@sheribryan

one of my dearest friends Joyce Johnson makes this for her husband and childrens birthdays.. She has to make 2 at a time, 1 for the birthday and the 2nd for eating then next day. It is incredible. I didn't like carrot cake until I tried this one.


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Serves:

6-10

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

2 c
plain flour
2 c
white granulated sugar
2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
cinnamon, ground (i like to add a dash more)
1 1/2 c
canola oil
4 large
eggs
3 c
grated carrots (large grate) firm put not packed

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

8 oz
2 packages cream cheese softened(light is fine to use)
1 box
confectioner powdered sugar
1 stick
butter or margarine - room temp
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
pecans, chopped (roasted not raw)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Sift dry ingredients into a mixing bowl.
Add Oil and dry mixture together
add eggs one at a time mixing well after each egg.
Stir in carrots
2
Grease and flour 2 - 10" Round Cake pans. Pour evenly in the 2 cake pans and then bake for 40-45 minutes.
3
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
Blend Cream cheese and 1/2 softened butter until both are smooth. Add confection sugar and blend well. If the mixter is dry add more of the softened butter. Mix in Vanilla
4
Nuts are optional. They can be mixed into the icing or placed ontop of the icing after cake is iced. If you don't want the nuts the cake will still be fantastic...

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Carrot, #easy