Saturday, July 18, 2009

Uncle Sam's Carrot Cake

Photo from my sister-in-law Ruby because I forgot to take one

I have been craving carrot cake for the longest time! I finally was able to find this awesome recipe from It seriously is the best carrot cake that I have EVER had it is delicious!!!

3 eggs
3/4 cup buttermilk
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 1/2 cups shredded carrots
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice
1 cup raisins
My folders:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 9X13 inch pan.
In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk, oil, sugar and vanilla. Mix well. Add flour mixture and mix well.
In a medium bowl, combine shredded carrots, coconut, walnuts, pineapple and raisins.
Using a large wooden spoon or a very heavy whisk, add carrot mixture to batter and fold in well.
Pour into prepared 9X13 inch pan, and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes. Check with toothpick.
Allow to cool for at least 20 minutes before serving.

Cream Cheese Frosting

8oz cream cheese
1/2 cup butter
1 tsp lemon extract (or could use almond extract, or orange extract)
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar

In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter until creamy. Mix in the lemon and vanilla extracts, then gradually stir in the powderd sugar.

1 comment:

  1. What a cute name for a recipe blog! This should be a lot of fun. Now if only we could get the other girls to post fun recipes!