Monday, April 25, 2011

Carrot Cake for the Bunnies

A Favorite Carrot Cake Recipe Made for my Favorite Easter Bunnies

I've been making this one for about 30 years and it always seems to turn out. Not many recipes are like that, especially cake recipes.

Carrot Cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour 3 cake pans or one 9 x 13

Sift the following into a medium bowl:

2 cups flour
2 t. baking powder
1 1/2 t. baking soda
1 t. salt
2 1/2 t. cinnamon

Mix in a different bowl:

4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups oil
2 cups sugar
2 3/4 cups coarsely grated carrots
1 8 oz. can crushed pineapple (drained)
3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1 cup shredded sweetened coconut

Slowly add sifted ingredients to above mixture

Pour into pan(s).

Bake for 35-40 minutes.


Cream Cheese and Butter Frosting

1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 8 oz package cream cheese
1 1/2 t vanilla
1 lb powdered sugar
1 1/2 t. coarse kosher salt

Soften butter and cream cheese. Cream together with vanilla and salt. Slowly add powdered sugar.

Frost, decorate and eat!



  1. Looks really yummy! I'm looking forward to getting my kitchen back in shape. It's not tempting to make food when everything is turned upside down. :o)

  2. This is the BEST carrot cake ever! And the NVO knows his carrot cake!