Best Ever Carrot Cake

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Melissa Williamson

By
@georgiagirl48

My family loves my carrot cake. I make them for Thanksgiving. It is so easy to make a carrot cake. It is so delicious and sweet and tasty.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 servings
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    plain flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3 c
    carrots, shredded
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • 1
    8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 1
    16 oz. 4 x powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Best Ever Carrot Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Blend together eggs and oil. Sift sugar and other dry ingredients together. Add to egg mixture, mixing well. Add carrots and pecans. Blend well. Pour mixture into 2 (9") cake pans which have been greased and floured. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes. If a 12"x8"x2" pan is used, bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
    Cream together cream cheese and butter. Add sugar, vanilla and mixing well. Frost between layers, top and sides.

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About Best Ever Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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