Russ's Carrot Cake

Russ Myers


This is a great carrot cake recipe that is very simple to prepare. Recipe also includes frosting.

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1 Loaf


25 Min


1 Hr




2 C. flour, sifted
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 C. salad oil
3 C. carrots, grated
2 C. sugar
4 eggs, at room temperature
1 tsp. vanilla
1 can or pkg. Angel flake coconut
1/4 C. pecans
1 C. dates, cut up
1/2 C. butter, at room temperature
one 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, at room temperature
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 C. powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

Sift flour, salt, soda, and cinnamon. Pour oil in mixing bowl. Add sugar and beat well. Add 1 egg at a time and beat well. Blend vanilla and sifted dry ingredients. Blend in remaining ingredients. Pour into greased 9x13-inch pan and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Watch cake. Frost cake. For frosting: Cream together butter and cream cheese. Add vanilla and powdered sugar. Blend and beat until light and fluffy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom