Awesome Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting869 Reviews
- Prep: 30 min
- Cook: 40 min
- Ready In: 1 hr 40 min
“A moist, dense and delicious cake.” - by Tracy Kirk
Original recipe yields 1 - 9x13 inch cake
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
- In a large bowl, combine grated carrots, flour, white sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in eggs, oil, 1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, pineapple and 3/4 cup chopped pecans. Spoon batter into prepared pan.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
- To Make Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, Neufchatel cheese, 1/2 cup butter or margarine and 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla. Beat until smooth, then stir in 1 cup chopped pecans. Spread on cooled cake.
Amount Per Serving (24 total)
- 430 cal
- 26.5 g
- 46.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (869)Rate This Recipe
"Why is everyone giving this recipe a five-star rating after they have altered the recipe? IF you make this as directed: a)There is WAY too much oil, b)it has very little flavor, c)it takes a lot lo..." See morenger than 40-45 minutes to bake, d)the icing does not need that much sugar and butter. It sticks in your throat going down; and left my kids fingers slicker than the exxon oil spill. I think if this recipe was dramatically altered it would be OK. It would be easier to find another recipe... "
"I made this twice, the first time I followed the recipe to a T, but I found it kinda of oily, and the texture a little off, so the second time I made it I substituted the 1 1/2 cups of oil for 1 cup o..." See moref non-sweetened apple sauce and 1/2 cup oil. The texture was perfect and it was easier to cut too. Also I used some spenda with the sugar to cut some calories and used lowfat cream cheese for the icing. The second time around I'd give it 5 stars!"
"MMMMM MMMM Good!!!! One of the best carrot cakes I've ever had. The only changes I made were: reduce oil to use 1/2 cup, 2tsp cinnamon, pinch of Allspice... I used 3/4 cup whole wheat flour and 1..." See more 1/4 cup white flour.... I also took the advice of other reviewers and reduced the frosting: 1 cup confectioners sugar, 4 oz cream cheese, 1/8 cup butter, 1/2 tsp vanilla, 1/3 cup chopped pecans. I love cream cheese frosting but some recipes have too much for my taste.... Moist & Delicious!!! I love this cake!!!!!!!!!"
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