Monday, December 26, 2011

Carrot Cake

Last week was one of my coworker's birthdays and I made him carrot cake. I got this recipe from my mom, and it is her favorite. The cream cheese frosting was good too, although a little too sweet for me! This was definitely a moist cake and I'll make it again!

Carrot Cake



Carrot Cake - adapted from my mom's recipe collection
Total Time: 1 Hour
Serves 10

  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 cups grated carrots
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients together well. Grease and flour cake pan. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes.

Frosting
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick butter
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
Mix cream cheese, butter and sugar. Add vanilla and nuts. Beat until ready to spread.
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