My 13x9 Carrot Cake with Fluffy Frosting

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

I've had this recipe along time. This moist cake tastes even more wonderful after a few days to let the flavors come together. I love the fluffy cream cheese frosting on this cake.


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Serves:

12 servings

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 c
vegetable oil
3
eggs
1 c
pineapple, drained
3 c
all purpose flour, sifted
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/2 tsp
allspice, ground
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
2 c
carrots, grated
1 c
walnuts, chopped

FROSTING

2 1/2 c
confectioners sugar
1/2 stick
butter, softened
1/4 c
cream cheese, softened
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 to 2 Tbsp
half & half, as needed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. In a standard mixer, blend your sugar, oil, eggs, and pineapple together.
2
Then sift your flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice altogether. Add the flour mixture slowly to pineapple mixture until blended. Then add vanilla, carrots, and walnuts.
3
Pour batter into a sprayed 13x9 baking dish. Bake one hour or until cake tests done in the center. Remove from oven and let cool one hour.
4
Frosting-In your mixer blend the confectioners sugar, butter, cream cheese, and half & half plus the vanilla. Mix on medium speed until creamy scraping sides once or twice. Then spread evenly over top of cooled cake. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

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