Old Fashioned Carrot Cake w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

Old Fashioned Carrot Cake W/ Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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AnaLuisa Groves

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@tat2dchef

Struggled to find a good carrot cake recipe for years. Got this one from my mom, who got it from my aunt.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

CARROT CAKE

2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
3 tsp
baking powder
3 tsp
baking soda
4
eggs
1 c
vegetable oil
4 c
shredded carrots
1 1/2 c
pecans, in pieces

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1 pkg
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 stick
butter, softened
4 c
powdered sugar, sifted
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees farenheit. Grease and flour 2 nine inch round cake pans, set aside.
2For the cake:
Combine all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
3Add eggs and oil, mix well on low speed with hand mixer
4Add carrots and pecans, fold into batter.
(Note: Batter will be very thick)
5Pour batter into prepared cake pans and bake 45 to 50 minutes, until browned on top and tooth pick comes out clean.
6While cake is baking, prepare frosting. Cream butter and cream cheese on low-medium speed until well combined and fluffy. Add vanilla extract and combine.
7Add powdered sugar, one cup at a time, be sure to fully incorporate each addition before adding the next. Scrape down sides of bowl as needed. Place frosting in fridge to cool.

About Old Fashioned Carrot Cake w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes