My Grandmother's Carrot Cake

My Grandmother's Carrot Cake Recipe

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georgia ainsworth


This is another old recipe from my grandmother. It is very easy to make and tastes great. Our family loves it.


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2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
2 tsp
1/2 tsp
2 tsp
3 c
shredded carrots
1 1/2 c
1 c

How to Make My Grandmother's Carrot Cake


  • 1Turn on oven to 350 degrees.

    Combine flour, sugar, soda, salt and cinnamon in a large mixer bowl. Add the shredded carrots, oil and the (slightly beaten) eggs.

    Mix all ingredients with an electric mixer.

    Add the pecans.
  • 2Pour your cake batter into 3 (9") round cake pans.

    Bake at 350 degrees in oven for 25 to 30 minutes.

    Cool on rack before frosting your cake.

    1 8oz. package cream cheese
    1/2 cup butter
    2 tsp. vanilla
    4 1/2 to 4 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 4Beat together cream cheese, butter and the vanilla until light and fluffy.

    Gradually add the powdered sugar, (2 cups at a time) and beat well. Add the remaining powdered sugar if needed to make it to a spreading consistency.

    Frost between layers of cake, then frost the top and sides.

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About My Grandmother's Carrot Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #moist

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