Carrot Cake

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cup crushed pineapple and juice
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • 2 cups flour
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  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. soda
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (opt.)
  • 1 cup coconut flakes (opt.)
Frosting
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 package cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 2 lb. powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. water or enough liquid to make right consistency.

Directions

Mix eggs, sugar, and oil 2 minutes at medium speed. Add pineapple and carrots. Mix in flour, cinnamon, soda, salt, then add walnuts and coconut. Mix well at low speed. Bake 30-35 minutes at 350 degrees F. Fills a 9x13 inch cake pan. Frost with cream cheese frosting.

For Frosting: All ingredients should be at room temperature. Combine in order given. Liquid required will depend on room temperature and humidity. Makes enough to frost a sheet cake or 8 inch round cake.

By Robin from Washington, IA

Answers:

Carrot Cake

I love carrot cake but I've never heard of adding pineapple or coconut. Anyone tried it with these ingredients? (03/29/2006)

By IMAQT1962

Carrot Cake

Oh yeah! It makes it REALLY good. You'll love it!!(04/05/2006)

By peggygv

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