SEPTEMBER

SEPTEMBER

March 8, 2017

CARROT CAKE FROM THE RECIPE HALL OF FAME


Company's Coming!
This means there better be a kitchen stocked 
with homemade goodies!
I know that many of you, including our family
absolutely love carrot cake, so the
occasion calls for my favorite recipe of all for this particular visit!


RECIPE HALL OF FAME CARROT CAKE
1 1/2 cups of oil
2 cups sugar
2 1/2 cups flour
2 t. baking powder
1 t. baking soda
1 t. salt
2 t. cinnamon
4 eggs
2 1/2 cup grated carrots
1 cup crushed pineapple
(20- ounce can, drained)
2 t. vanilla


Combine the oil and sugar; mix well.
Sift dry ingredients, mix alternately with eggs,
(one at a time) to the oil and sugar mixture. 
Add carrots, drained pineapple and vanilla.
Mix well.
Bake in greased cake pans @ 350 degrees F. for 35-40 minutes.
Cool before frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting
1 (8 ounce) block cream cheese, softened
1 stick butter, softened
2 t. vanilla
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Combine soft cream cheese and butter.
Blend in powdered sugar and vanilla.
Spread on cooled cake.

16 comments:

  1. OMGoodness! That sounds absolutely delicious. One of my very favorite desserts!!!! xo Diana

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    1. It's a great recipe Diana. Enjoy! Hugs for stopping by today!

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  2. That looks very much like my grandmother's recipe for Carrot Cake. My husband loves it, and I haven't made it in quite sometime. Maybe I'll surprise him with one!

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    1. I'll bet he would appreciate that Deanna! Have a great weekend!

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  3. Oh, a favorite of mine, too. That looks beautiful. mm mmm

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    1. i am certain that you have a recipe this good Deb! It's wonderful! Have a lovely weekend!

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  4. Oh Betsy, it looks and sounds delicious! I have such a sweet tooth; it's going to be my nemesis. ;) Thank you for sharing; I'll be pinning this one, too!

    Have a wonderful week!

    Hugs,

    Denise at Forest Manor

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    1. I sure hope you try this Denise! So good! Wishing you a beautiful weekend...warm hugs!

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  5. Betsy, My mother in law used to make this cake. There was nothing she couldn't make. This looks good and reminds me of her...which is good. I loved that lady so much. You sure treat your family well. :):) Blessings, xoxo, Susie
    p.s. love the new headers pics.

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    1. Did she really Susie? What a lovely and warm memory...she sounds like a lovely person! I am so glad you shared this! Have a lovely weekend!

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  6. Be still, my heart!!! Printing this out as I write!! Thank you!

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  7. Carrot cake is my absolute very favorite!! :)

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  8. Hello, Yes I think carrot cake is so delicious and filling! Also one of my darlings favorites!
    Its the frosting that I love and eating it cold Yummy!
    Hugs, Roxy

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  9. Well no wonder those kids keep coming home! 😊

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  10. Carrot Cake is our oldest daughter's favorite; she and our grands come next weekend and I'll be making this as a surprise! Have a wonderful weekend, XOXO

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