Carrot Cake
Serves 6 pers.
Time 2 hours
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ingredients 4 eggs
2 cups white sugar
2 ts vanilla extract
2 cups all purpose flour
2 ts baking soda
1/2 ts salt
2 ts cinnamon
1 cup vegetable oil
3 cups gratted carrots
1 chopped pecan
1/2 cup butter
8 ounces cream cheese (icing)


  • Carrot Cake is a soft cake in wich you can add raisins or nuts. The icing is optional, but it adds a sweet flavor to this delicious desert.


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour your pan.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. (Pecan is optional).


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