Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Cake Recipe

Ingredients:
•    4 eggs
•    1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
•    2 cups white sugar
•    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
•    2 cups all-purpose flour
•    2 teaspoons baking soda
•    2 teaspoons baking powder
•    1/2 teaspoon salt
•    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
•    3 cups grated carrots
•    1 cup chopped nuts

•     Icing:
•    1/2 cup butter, softened
•    8 ounces cream cheese, softened
•    4 cups confectioners’ sugar
•    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan.
  • In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil, white sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla.
  • Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  • Stir in carrots and nuts. Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
  • To Make Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  • Spread the icing over the top of the cake.





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