Carrot Cake Recipe

I hope you enjoy eating this fantastic Carrot Cake. The recipe is really pretty simple to follow!

On my husband’s side of the family, everyone bakes (Aunt’s, cousin’s, Mother, sister’s and In-Laws). I’m going back 27 years ago, my husband’s Aunt Peg gave me a Carrot Cake Recipe that was so delicious, that I will share it with you.

Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Cake

2 cups sugar

1 ½ cups oil

4 eggs

2 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. salt

2 ½ tsp. cinnamon

2 ½ cups flour

3 carrots grated

1 cup coconut

1 cup chopped walnuts

Mix all ingredients, except carrots, coconut and walnuts.  After ingredients are mixed together, FOLD IN the carrots, coconut and walnuts.  Grease and flour 13 x 9 pan or two 9” round pans.  Bake on 350F for 50 – 60 minutes.

Cream Cheese Frosting

2 (3 oz. each) cream cheese, softened

1/3 cup margarine, softened

3 ½ cups powdered sugar

1 tsp. milk (or omit milk, and add 1 Tbsp. lemon juice

1 ½ tsp. vanilla

Beat together cream cheese and margarine.  Then add sugar alternately with milk and vanilla.  Mix together until smooth and creamy.  (add more sugar to thicken or more milk or lemon juice to thin)

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