Carrot Layer Cake

colleen cleppe

By
@colleen17

I got this recipe out of 'All You' magazine. They called it Classic Carrot Layer Cake. Was fun to make & taste Good too!! :)

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

2 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
allspice
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1 1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
canola oil
1/2 c
buttermilk
3 large
eggs
3 c
shredded carrots (i used 10oz shredded bag)
frosting:
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
5 Tbsp
butter or marg., room temperture
2/3 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
3 c
confectioners sugar
pinch
salt

Step-By-Step

1Butter and flour bottoms of 2-8 inch round cake pans.
2Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice, and cloves in large bowl.
3In another bowl whisk sugar, oil, buttermilk, and eggs.
4Pour oil mixture into flour mixture and stir just until evenly moistened. Fold in carrots.
Note: I used a 10oz. pkg. shredded carrots. You can shredd your own.
5Divide mixture into cake pans. Smooth tops.
Bake 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
6Let cakes cool 10 minutes on wire racks. Then take cakes out of pans and let cool on wire racks.
7FROSTING: mix in bowl with electric mixer on high cream cheese and butter until smooth.
8Add brown sugar and vanilla until sugar is dissolved.
9Add confectioners sugar and salt beat on low until smooth.
10Put one cake on serving plate. Frost with one cup onto center, spread. Add second cake spread remaining frosting on top and sides.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #Holidays, #Anytime