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Easter Carrot Cake

Christine.Johnson's picture
This is my favorite recipe. If you don't like pecans, feel free to leave them out.
Ingredients
  Eggs 4
  Vegetable oil 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  White sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Carrots 3 Cup (48 tbs), grated
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened
  Confectioner' s sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 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. Fold in pecans. 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. Stir in chopped pecans. Frost the cooled cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas, Wedding
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese, Egg
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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5 Comments

shakti's picture
This is very yummy.Te carrot cake I make uses a teaspoon of nutmeg too.
jlvcats's picture
This looks so good and moist, will try this recipe, soon Thanks Janet
JeniClaire's picture
This looks nice. We are making carrot cake in Hospitatlity 2moz :D
rcsbriskethouse's picture
RC's Brisket house and cateringRC's Keepin it real  mmmm thats what i'm talkin about looks wonderful
Anonymous's picture
The Latin men usually do not like kitchen work, but bake this cake is so much fan, I love it. I love do this to the streez.This is my first time as a baker.