Grease & flour 2 round baking pans (8in). Set oven to 350 degrees and bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
in medium bowl stir together first five ingredients, then set aside.
In large bowl with mixer at medium speed beat next 4 ingredients until well blended. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well blended. With spoon stir in carrots & nuts, turn into prepared pans and bake. When cooled use favorite frosting.