Carrot Cake Recipe

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Carrot Cake

helen gulya

By
@helski

Received this recipe from someone at a family BBQ about 50 years ago and have been making it ever since. It's moist. I don't use the frosting but sometimes sprinkle with powdered sugar.


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Rating:

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/3 c
oil
2 c
sugar
3
eggs
2 c
flour
1 c
walnuts - chopped
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
salt
2 c
shredded carrots
1/2 c
crushed pineapple
2 tsp
cinnamon

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1/2 lb
cream cheese
1 1/4 c
powdered sugar
1/4 c
walnuts chopped
1 stick
margarine
1/2 c
crushed pineapple (drain juice)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
spread in a 9x13 greased pan.
2
Bake in 350 degree oven about 45-50 minutes. (I usually check at 45 minutes and then every 5 minutes...sometimes it takes 50-60 minutes depending on your oven)
3
For the frosting, blend margarine and cream cheese well.

Add sugar and mix.

Then add nuts and pineapple. (this frosting recipe came with the cake recipe, but I don't use it.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy