Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Cake

Classic Carrot Cake Recipe with Molasses

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup vegetable oil or melted butter
  • ¼ cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • 1½ cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs unbeaten (add one at a time)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup walnuts (chopped)
  • 3 cups packed grated carrots
Icing
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter
  • 3½ to 4 cups icing sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Add ingredients in the above order, mixing well after each addition. Pour into prepared 2.5 to 3 litre tube pan.
  3. Bake at 325°F for 1¼ to 1½ hours. Let cool completely before icing.
Icing
  1. Mix cream cheese and butter. Beat in the sugar until you reach desired stiffness. Mix in vanilla.
  2. Spread on cool cake. Garnish with walnut pieces.

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