Carrot Cake with frosting

Preparation   Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.

Prep Time: 30 Min
Cooking Time: 1 Hr
Ready In: 2 Hrs
Ingredients
4 eggs

A cup of vegetable oil
 2 cups white sugar
 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
 2 cups all-purpose flour
 2 teaspoons baking soda
 2 teaspoons baking powder
Half- a- teaspoon salt
 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
 3 cups grated carrots
 1 cup of chopped pecans
 Half-a- cup of butter, softened
Cream cheese, softened
 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
 1 cup chopped pecans

Preparation

 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.

In a large bowl, beat eggs, oil, white sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla together. 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, until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let it cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn onto a wire rack and cool completely.

 To Make Frosting;

In a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar and 1-teaspoon of vanilla. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in chopped pecans. Frost the cooled cake.

 

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