Friday, August 15, 2008

Carrot Cake

Printable Recipe

4 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cups sugar
1 cup brown sugar
3 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp baking pwd
3/4 tsp salt
3 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cloves
3 cups shrd carrots

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 (8-oz) pkg cream cheese, softened
4 cups pwd sugar
milk, if desired - enough to make it more spreadable
1 tsp vanilla

In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, oil, sugars and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients, stirring to combine well. Stir into the batter just until combined. Stir in the carrots. Pour into a greased 9 x 13" pan.

Bake 350 degrees for 40 - 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. cool completely and frost.

To Make the Frosting: Beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the butter and beat until smooth. Add the pwd sugar, milk if using, and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Frost the cooled cake.

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