"It would be nice if the Food and Drug Administration stopped issuing warnings about toxic substances and just gave me the names of one or two things still safe to eat."--Robert Fuoss

Carrot Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


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

Billie Lundberg


1 1/2 c. sifted cake/pastry flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 c. shredded carrots
1/2 c. orange marmalade
1/4 c. finely chopped pecans
1 c. sugar
2/3 c. melted Crisco (shortening)
2 eggs

Confectioners Glaze:
1 tbsp. milk or light cream 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. sifted icing sugar
Combine all ingredients; stir to blend well.

Preheat oven to 350F. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, spices. Add remaining ingredients; blend well. Spread batter in greased, fluted, 2-quart mold or mini-bundt pan, or 9 inch square pan. Invert on wire rack; cool completely. Glaze, and decorate as desired.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!