Carrot Cake

Happy Friday everybody! This week I have a carrot cake recipe for you. Now, I don’t generally like carrot cake so I was a little hesitant about this recipe. But, after I tasted it, I loved it! It is the best carrot cake I have ever had! So, here’s how to make it:

You will need: sugar, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, carrots, raisins, eggs, and vegetable oil. (you can also add nuts if you want). IMG_1047First, mix all of the dry ingredients together. IMG_1048 IMG_1049Then add the eggs (beaten) and oil and mix well. IMG_1050 IMG_1051Finally, add the grated carrots, and raisins (and nuts if you want). Mix well. IMG_1052Pour into a greased 9×13 pan. Bake for 30 minutes on 350 °F. IMG_1053Let the cake cool and frost with your favorite cream cheese frosting or make your own using the recipe below. Enjoy!IMG_1054 IMG_1055

Carrot Cake

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 ½ cups vegetable oil
  • 3 cups grated carrots (about 6 medium carrots)
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup nuts (optional)

First, mix all of the dry ingredients together. Then add the eggs (beaten) and oil and mix well. Finally, add the grated carrots, and raisins (and nuts if you want). Mix well. Pour into a greased 9×13 pan. Bake for 30 minutes on 350 °F. Let the cake cool and frost with your favorite cream cheese frosting or make your own using the recipe below. Enjoy!Carrot Cake

Icing

  • ½ pkg (3 ¾ cups) powdered sugar
  • ½ cube butter
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Add milk 1 Tbsp. at a time if frosting is too thick

Cream the cream cheese and butter together. Add the vanilla. Then slowly add the powdered sugar until the frosting reaches the correct consistency. Add milk if frosting is too thick. If frosting is too thin, add more powdered sugar.Icing

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