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1940's Best Carrot Cake Recipe

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“From Jane at Just a Pinch Recipe Club: Again, going back to my vintage recipes that have been in my family for years, I spotted an old recipe from the 40's for carrot cake. It was titled THE BEST CARROT CAKE. Well, I figured it was now the 90's at the time and was sure someone probably had come up with a better recipe since then. I was wrong. To date, I have not tasted better carrot cake ever. It's easy and the outcome is amazing.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
15
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In large bowl, beat sugar and oil. Add eggs and beat well.
  3. Sift together flour, soda, cinnamon, and salt into egg mixture; mix well; fold in carrots and nuts.
  4. Place batter in greased 9x13 pan; bake for 45 minutes.
  5. FROSTING: Beat together powdered sugar, cream cheese, vanilla, butter and milk; spread on cooled carrot cake.

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