My 13x9 Carrot Cake with Fluffy Frosting

1
Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

I've had this recipe along time. This moist cake tastes even more wonderful after a few days to let the flavors come together. I love the fluffy cream cheese frosting on this cake.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 c
    pineapple, drained
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    carrots, grated
  • 1 c
    walnuts, chopped
  • FROSTING

  • 2 1/2 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 c
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp
    half & half, as needed

How to Make My 13x9 Carrot Cake with Fluffy Frosting

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. In a standard mixer, blend your sugar, oil, eggs, and pineapple together.
  2. Then sift your flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice altogether. Add the flour mixture slowly to pineapple mixture until blended. Then add vanilla, carrots, and walnuts.
  3. Pour batter into a sprayed 13x9 baking dish. Bake one hour or until cake tests done in the center. Remove from oven and let cool one hour.
  4. Frosting-In your mixer blend the confectioners sugar, butter, cream cheese, and half & half plus the vanilla. Mix on medium speed until creamy scraping sides once or twice. Then spread evenly over top of cooled cake. Enjoy!

Printable Recipe Card

About My 13x9 Carrot Cake with Fluffy Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 3 Comments & Reviews

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...

Delicious Recipes Using Springtime Produce

Delicious Recipes Using Springtime Produce

Kitchen Crew

Spring has sprung! OK... maybe that's wishful thinking in some parts of the country. But we are so close to warmer weather and farmers' markets bursting with spring produce. I'm...

12 Twists On Traditional Pb&j Recipe

12 Twists on Traditional PB&J

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Try these fun peanut butter and jelly recipes that reinvent a kid's classic. There's nothing basic about PB&J!