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my grandmother's carrot cake

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
georgia ainsworth
spiro, OK

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

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 25 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For my grandmother's carrot cake

  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 3 c
    shredded carrots
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 4
  • 1 c

How To Make my grandmother's carrot cake

  • 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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