Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

1 1/2 c. sugar

1 1/2 c. flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. salt

1/3 c. chopped walnuts

3/4 c. raisins

1/3 c. canola oil

2 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

3 1/4 c. shredded carrots

Peel carrots. Shred the carrots using a 1/16 of an ince shredded hole. Place first 7 ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix by hand. Add remaining ingredients and mix by hand until well blended. (It will seem like you are missing a few ingredients, but believe me, as long as you mix it well, it will turn out).Place into 2 greased round 9" cake pan. Bake for 45 minutes or until done. Let cool and frost with cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

1/2 lb. Cream Cheese

1 stick margarine

2 tsp. vanilla

Powdered Sugar (about a pound, more or less)

Place first 2 ingredients in a bowl and beat until smooth. Scrape the bowl with a rubber spatula. add remaining ingredients and beat until light and fluffy.


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