Recipe: Tasty Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake. I've tried many carrot cakes, and this is my favorite recipe. I feel like carrot cake is a dessert most people tend to only make around Easter. But honestly, carrot cake is such an incredible dessert and I think it should be enjoyed all year long.

Carrot Cake It wasn't until recently that we realized just how much we love carrot cake. This carrot cake cake sets the standard for carrot cakes everywhere. It's deeply moist and filled with toasted pecans. You can have Carrot Cake using 17 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Carrot Cake

  1. You need 4 of Eggs.
  2. Prepare 1 1/4 cup of Vegetable oil.
  3. It's 2 cup of White sugar.
  4. You need 2 tsp of Vanilla extract.
  5. You need 2 cup of All-purpose flour.
  6. It's 2 tsp of Baking soda.
  7. You need 2 tsp of Baking powder.
  8. Prepare 1/2 tsp of Salt.
  9. You need 2 tsp of Ground cinnamon.
  10. Prepare 3 cup of Grated carrots.
  11. It's 1 cup of Chopped pecans.
  12. It's of cream cheese frosting.
  13. Prepare 1/2 cup of Butter.
  14. Prepare 8 oz of Cream cheese,softened.
  15. It's 4 cup of Powdered sugar.
  16. Prepare 1 tsp of Vanilla extract.
  17. It's 1 cup of Chopped pecans.

Most of its flavor comes from brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and carrots. Carrot cake is cake that contains carrots mixed into the batter. Most modern carrot cake recipes have a white cream cheese frosting. The origins of carrot cake are disputed.

Carrot Cake instructions

  1. For the carrot cake preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9x13 pan inch pan..
  2. In a large bowl, beat together egg, oil, white sugar, and 2 teaspoon vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Stir in carrots. Fold in pecans. Pour in prepared pans..
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted to the center of cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes. Then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely..
  4. To make cream cheese frosting: in a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in the chopped pecans. Frost the cooled cake..

This truly is the best carrot cake recipe! It's perfectly moist and delicious, made with lots of fresh carrots, and topped with the most heavenly cream cheese frosting. A wonderfully moist, perfectly spiced carrot cake recipe. This Carrot Cake with pineapple and coconut is a family favorite, made every year for all sorts of celebrations from birthdays to Easter! Originally from the Silver Palate cookbook, we've made several.