My Grandmother's Carrot Cake Recipe

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My Grandmother's Carrot Cake

georgia ainsworth

By
@sweetsue01

This is another old recipe from my grandmother. It is very easy to make and tastes great. Our family loves it.


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Rating:
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Serves:
12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
sugar
2 tsp
soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
cinnamon
3 c
shredded carrots
1 1/2 c
oil
4
eggs
1 c
pecans

Step-By-Step

1Turn on oven to 350 degrees.

Combine flour, sugar, soda, salt and cinnamon in a large mixer bowl. Add the shredded carrots, oil and the (slightly beaten) eggs.

Mix all ingredients with an electric mixer.

Add the pecans.

2Pour your cake batter into 3 (9") round cake pans.

Bake at 350 degrees in oven for 25 to 30 minutes.

Cool on rack before frosting your cake.

3FROSTING

1 8oz. package cream cheese
1/2 cup butter
2 tsp. vanilla
4 1/2 to 4 3/4 cups powdered sugar

4Beat together cream cheese, butter and the vanilla until light and fluffy.

Gradually add the powdered sugar, (2 cups at a time) and beat well. Add the remaining powdered sugar if needed to make it to a spreading consistency.

Frost between layers of cake, then frost the top and sides.

About this Recipe

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