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Carrot Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Carrot Cake, by , is from The DeRyke Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Katie Overdiek
Added: Thursday, February 7, 2008


2 C sugar
2 C flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 C oil
4 eggs
3 C (1 lb) shredded raw carrots

1 stick butter or margarine
1 8oz package cream cheese
3 3/4 C powdered sugar
1 C chopped pecans (optional)
2 tsp vanilla

Mix together sugar, flour, soda, cinnamon, and salt. Add oil and eggs; beating in one at a time, then add carrots. Beat for 4 minutes. Pour into 3-8" greased and floured cake pan. Bake at 325 for 25-30 minutes.

For the icing, mix all ingredients thoroughly.




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