This is the classic moist and thick carrot cake recipe with a wonderfully nutty flavor. It's the carrot cake recipe from the local coffee shop, and it gets rave reviews.
Make sure to frost it with the decadent cream cheese frosting for a luxurious dessert experience.
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 cups sugar
1 cup pecans, chopped
4 cups grated carrots
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
Cream Cheese Frosting:
1/2 stick butter, softened
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 box powdered sugar (1 lb.)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Carrot Cake Directions:
1. Combine sugar, baking powder, flour, cinnamon and baking soda in a bowl. Add in the eggs and oil.
2. Mix until just blended and then add the carrots and pecans.
3. Bake at 375 degrees F to 400 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes or until done.
1. Mix cream cheese and butter until smooth, add sugar and vanilla and blend well. Spread on cooled cake.
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