AuthorRita's Kitchen
RatingDifficultyIntermediate

The picky husband’s favorite cake. He loves this recipe.

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Yields10 Servings
Cook Time45 mins

 4 Eggs
 1 ¼ cups Vegetable Oil
 2 cups White Sugar
 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
 2 cups All purpose flour
 2 tsp Baking Soda
 2 tsp Baking Powder
 ½ tsp Salt
 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
 3 cups Grated Carrotts
 1 cup Pecans, chopped
 ½ cup Butter, softened
 8 oz Cream Cheese, softened
 4 cups Confectioners Sugar
 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
 1 cup Pecans, Chopped

1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan or two 8" round cake pans.

2

In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil, white sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in carrots. Fold in pecans. Pour into prepared pan.

3

Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

4

To Make Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in chopped pecans. Frost the cooled cake.

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Ingredients

 4 Eggs
 1 ¼ cups Vegetable Oil
 2 cups White Sugar
 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
 2 cups All purpose flour
 2 tsp Baking Soda
 2 tsp Baking Powder
 ½ tsp Salt
 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
 3 cups Grated Carrotts
 1 cup Pecans, chopped
 ½ cup Butter, softened
 8 oz Cream Cheese, softened
 4 cups Confectioners Sugar
 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
 1 cup Pecans, Chopped

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan or two 8" round cake pans.

2

In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil, white sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in carrots. Fold in pecans. Pour into prepared pan.

3

Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

4

To Make Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in chopped pecans. Frost the cooled cake.

Carrott Cake with Cream Cheese Icing