Thursday, January 29, 2009

Rich and Yummy Carrot Cake

This was the cake my dad usually asked for at his birthday. I dont remember who said it -but somebody once remarked that carrot cake is just an excuse for cream cheese frosting- i could not agree more- but this one is pretty good
35-40 minutes at 350 degrees
2 c sugar
1 ½ c oil
4 eggs
Add and blend:
2 c shredded carrots
1 2 lb can crushed pineapple, drained
1 t vanilla
Blend in:
2 ½ c whole wheat flour
2 t soda
1 ½ t salt
1 c chopped nuts
Pour into greased pan, when cool, frost
Cream cheese frosting
3 oz cream cheese
½ c butter
Add and blend:
1 lb powdered sugar

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