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If You Can't Have The Carrot Eat The Cake Recipe

I am not a great cook or baker. As a matter of fact I leave most of the cooking to Aaron who can open the refrigerator, pull out a few ingredients and whip together a delicious meal in minutes. However a friend gave me this recipe for Carrot Cake over 30 Years ago and it is the best ever. I am sure yours will look a lot prettier than mine. Recipe follows.

Carrot Cake ingredients

Carrot Cake Recipe

Mix Together

2 Cups Flour

2 Cups Sugar

1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1 Tablespoon Cinnamon

1/2 Teaspoon Salt


11/4 Cups Vegetable Oil

4 Eggs

Blend Well


1 Pound Shredded Carrots

Mix Together

Grease and Flour a Bundt or Tube Pan

Bake for 60 to 90 Minutes. ( In my over 67 minutes and it is usually perfectly done)

Test With Toothpick (Toothpick Should Come Out Dry).

Let Cool


8 Ounces Philadelphia Cream Cheese

1 Stick Butter ( 8 Tablespoons)

1 Teaspoon Vanilla

Beat Until Smooth

Add 1 Box Confectioners Sugar

Blend Until Smooth and Frost

If You Like Mix In 1/2 Cup of Pecans or Walnuts or decorate Cake With Them

Then to finish, open mouth as wide as possible and push as much in as you can till you can feel the icing splurging at the back of your throat. Then you should be well and truly satisfied.

Gay couple, Mike and Aaron enjoying carrot cake.

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