“If you're looking for the best carrot cake recipe ever, your search is over!! I had this cake for the first time when I visited my brother's in-laws. His mother-in-law is a wonderful baker. I just had to have the recipe!! I know you will enjoy it as much as my family and I do.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. mix and combine oil, sugar, eggs, vanilla - mix sifted flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon together - add to oil mixture - mix well until blended.
  2. butter large pan - bake until toothpick is dry - 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes, depending on your oven.
  3. CREAM CHEESE ICING FOR CARROT CAKE.
  4. 1 - 8 oz. cream cheese - softened.
  5. 1 - stick unsalted butter - softened.
  6. 1 cup confectionary sugar.
  7. 2 tablespoons orange juice.
  8. 1 tablespoons fresh lemon juice.
  9. ½ cup heavy cream.
  10. beat cream cheese and butter until blended - beat in 3/4 cup sugar, oj and lemon juice until light & fluffy - beat heavy cream on medium-high speed until it forms soft peaks - gradually add remaining 1/4 cup sugar and beat to stiff peaks - fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture to blend - makes 3 cups.

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