2½ cups grated carrot finely grated

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups sugar

4 large eggs

1 cup vegetable oil

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients

3 cups powdered sugar

8 ounces cream cheese softened

1 stick butter softened

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

¼ cup walnuts chopped (optional)


  1. Grease and flour a 9 x 13 baking pan and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Sift the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt into a bowl.
  4. In a separate large bowl beat the eggs and oil for 1 minute.
  5. Add the sugar and beat until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  6. Add the vanilla and beat just until incorporated.
  7. Fold the grated carrots into the egg mixture.
  8. Fold half the flour mixture into the egg mixture until combined.
  9. Fold remaining flour in.
  10. Beat batter for 1 minute.
  11. Pour into a prepared 9 x 13 baking pan.
  12. Bake for 25-35 minute or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  13. Cool completely.
  14. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting Directions

  1. Beat the cream cheese and butter together until smooth.
  2. Add vanilla extract and beat for one minute on high.
  3. Add powdered sugar one cup at a time. Beat until smooth and creamy.
  4. Frost the cake and sprinkle walnuts over the top.

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