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.

2 comments:

TeresaM said...

Sounds good!!! May need to try this one!

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Wow, sounds delicious!!!! Thanks for sharing.
Karen