Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Submitted by Easy Peas
Submitted by Easy Peas
Homemade round carrot cake with rich cream cheese icing - best if served on 2nd day.


Cake: 2 cups of white Sugar 1 1/4 cups oil 4 eggs 2 cups plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp salt 3 cups grated carrots 1/4 tsp nutmeg 3 heaping tablespoons cinnamon Icing: 1 8 oz cream cheese (softened) 1 stick butter 1 tsp vanilla 1 bag powdered sugar

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For Cake: In one bowl mix sugar, oil and eggs. Set aside. In another bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add grated carrots, nutmeg and cinnamon - mix well. Combine both mixtures - mix well. Grease and flour two round cake pans. Spoon mixture evenly into each pan and bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour or until knife comes out clean. Dump out while hot to keep the cakes from falling apart. Cool completely before adding icing. For Icing: cream together cream cheese, butter and vanilla. Slowly add powdered sugar in mixture and beat well. Ice cake. Add chopped pecans to top of cake. Can eat immediatly, but best if eaten on 2nd or 3rd day.