Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake Recipe.

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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

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Course Cake
Cuisine American
Keyword Cakes, Carrot Cake, Food recipe
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 6 mins


Mix together and beat well:

  • 3 large (6 oz.) baby food jars of grated carrots or 3 cups finely grated carrots
  • 2 Cups granulated sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cups salad oil
  • 1/2 Cup nuts

Then sift together:

  • 3 Cups flour
  • 2 Teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 Teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cloves
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla

Cream Cheese Icing

  • 1 Package (8 oz.) Cream cheese softened
  • 2 Teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 or 1/2 stick butter 
  • 1 lb. powdered sugar Mix together cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until smooth.  Gradually add sugar, beating until smooth.


  • Add dry ingredients gradually to sugar mixture.  Beat well.  Pour mixture into tube pan or 3 layer cake pans, greased and floured.  Bake at 375 degrees for one hour for tube pan, or bake 30 to 40 minutes for layers at 350 degrees.  Cool.
  • Tip:  At Christmas time we sometimes add orange bits to carrot cake.
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