Best Carrot Cake Recipe

Best Carrot Cake Recipe

This IS The Best Carrot Cake Recipe!

When I bake a carrot cake, I want carrots in it!  A lot of carrots!  1 cup of carrots isn’t a carrot cake, not really.  2 cups of carrots is starting to get closer to a real carrot cake.  3 cups of carrots?!  Now that’s a carrot cake!

 

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Bake time: 45 degrees @ 350F

Cake Ingredients:

4 cups carrots, grated 4 eggs 2 cups sugar 1 ½ cups oil

2 tsp. Baking soda 4 tsp. Cinnamon 1 Tbls. Salt 2 cups flour

1 cup walnuts 1 cup raisins*

Cake Directions:

Combine eggs, sugar and oil. Mix well.

Add grated carrots, nuts and raisins* to mixture.

Sift together dry ingredients. Add to mixture.

Spray a tube pan with Pam. Pour mixture into pan.

Bake for 45 minutes.

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients:

8 oz. Creamed cheese 1 box powdered sugar 1 cube butter (½ cup)

1 tsp. Vanilla 1 cup chopped walnuts

1 cup walnuts, chopped

Cream Cheese Frosting Directions:

Mix cream cheese, powdered sugar, butter and vanilla.  When the carrot cake has cooled, put the icing on.  Add walnuts to the sides, top or both sides and top.  Enjoy!

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