My Grandmother's Carrot Cake

My Grandmother's Carrot Cake Recipe

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georgia ainsworth

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@sweetsue01

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 3 c
    shredded carrots
  • 1 1/2 c
    oil
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 c
    pecans

How to Make My Grandmother's Carrot Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Turn 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.
  2. Pour 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.
  3. FROSTING

    1 8oz. package cream cheese
    1/2 cup butter
    2 tsp. vanilla
    4 1/2 to 4 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  4. Beat 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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