CARROT CAKE

Chelsea Mariotti

By
@xPrettyPistolx

I LOVE CARROT CAKE I HOPE YOU ENJOY


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Rating:

Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

butter for pan
2 c
all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
2 c
sugar
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
salt
4
eggs
1 1/2 c
vegetable oil
3 c
grated carrots
1 1/2 c
chopped pecans, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Frosting:

2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature
1 stick salted butter, room temperature
1 (16-ounce) box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 3 (9-inch) round pans; Line bottom of the pans with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Add eggs and vegetable oil. Using a hand mixer, blend until combined. Add carrots and pecans, if using.

Pour into pans. Bake for approximately 40 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes. Remove from pans, place on waxed paper and allow to cool completely before frosting.

For the frosting:

Add all ingredients, except nuts, into a medium bowl and beat until fluffy using a hand mixer. Stir in the nuts. Spread frosting on top of each cake layer. Stack the cakes on a serving plate and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes