CARROT CAKE

1
Chelsea Mariotti

By
@xPrettyPistolx

I LOVE CARROT CAKE I HOPE YOU ENJOY

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

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  • ·
    butter for pan
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3 c
    grated carrots
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped pecans, optional

How to Make CARROT CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. Frosting:

    2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature
    1 stick salted butter, room temperature
    1 (16-ounce) box powdered sugar
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/2 cup chopped pecans
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 3 (9-inch) round pans; Line bottom of the pans with parchment paper.

    In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Add eggs and vegetable oil. Using a hand mixer, blend until combined. Add carrots and pecans, if using.

    Pour into pans. Bake for approximately 40 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes. Remove from pans, place on waxed paper and allow to cool completely before frosting.

    For the frosting:

    Add all ingredients, except nuts, into a medium bowl and beat until fluffy using a hand mixer. Stir in the nuts. Spread frosting on top of each cake layer. Stack the cakes on a serving plate and serve.

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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