Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Carrot Cake - Easter Dessert

Here's Patti's favorite best ever Carrot Cake Recipe. Handed down from mothers to daughters in Lancaster County.

Carrot Cake
1 cup oil
1 1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs
2 cups grated carrots
1 cup flour
1 cup coconut
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 can crushed pineapple ( do NOT drain)
Mix thoroughly. Pour into greased 13 x 9 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 mins.
Cool and top with cream cheese icing.

Cream Cheese Icing

1 - 8oz. package of cream cheese softened
1/2 cup butter softened
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups powdered sugar
Beat well.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Happy Springtime from Cottontail

Here is Cindy's Mouse of the month for April...Mr P Cottontail.
I had time to take a few pictures this past week
Some great Easter yard stakes.
Lots of gray agate....
and look at this bowl and spoon rack that Daryl made.