Grandma Murray's Carrot Cake

Fran Murray

By
@franmurray

My husband's, Mark, favorite birthday cake for years was Carrot Cake. This is his mom's recipe. As far as carrot cakes go, this is a pretty easy recipe to make and follow. The cake is always moist and delicious. I always frost it with lots of cream cheese frosting.


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Rating:

Serves:

12

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 large
eggs
3 c
sugar
1 c
canola oil
3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
3 tsp
ground cinnamon
2 c
shredded carrots
1 c
chopped walnuts (vey necessary)
8 oz
can undrained crushed pineapple
2 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl, mix all ingredients together until well combined. Spoon into 2 greased 8-inch round cake pans or one greased 13x9x2-inch cake pan or 2 greased loaf pans.
2
Bake in a 375 degree oven for 1 hour, 10 minutes (if using round pans or cake pan, time will be less so check with a cake tester or tooth pick after 25 to 30 minutes). Cake is done when tester comes out clean.
3
Cool cake/loafs on wire rack for 10 minutes. Release cake/loaf from pan and cool completely. When cake is cool, frost with your favorite Cream Cheese frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American