This is a deviation from my usual carrot cake. It uses baby food carrots instead of grated carrots. It taste is just as delicious as a regular carrot cake.
serves8-12 slices depending on size
prep time15 Min
cook time50 Min
Ingredients For carrot cake w/baby food (sallye)
all purpose flour
cooking oil (i use corn)
junior baby food carrots
finely chopped pecans
BUTTER CREAM FROSTING MIX
softened cream cheese
How To Make carrot cake w/baby food (sallye)
Grease and flour two 9" cake pans and set aside
Turn oven to 350º to preheat
Sift flour, salt, baking soda and spices into mixing bowl
Pour pecans into flour mixture and blend to cover pecans
In large mixing bowl, place sugar, oil and eggs
Beat at medium high speed with electric mixer until light and fluffy
Add in carrots and continue to beat until thoroughly mixed
Add flour mixture 1/3 at a time as you continue to beat.
Continue adding flour mixture until all is transferred to oil/sugar/egg/carrot mixture
Beat until batter is smooth and of custard consistency
Transfer into cake pans equally
Place pans in preheated oven and bake 30-35 minutes until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
Turn out on cooling rack
When cake is completely cool, ice with frosting below
PREPARING BUTTER CREAM FROSTING:
Place cream cheese and softened butter in mixing bowl and mix with electric mixer
Sift confectioners sugar into butter/cream cheese mixture until well blended
Add vanilla and blend in well
Do not over mix or butter/cheese mixture will separate.
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