Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is my Dad's recipe for his well-known Carrot Cake... It stays moist forever... well as long as it's not eaten... ;)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. CAKE.
  2. Combine all cake ingredients (except for the grated carrots) in a large mixing bowl & beat for 2 minutes.
  3. Then fold in the grated carrots.
  4. Pour into a greased & lightly floured rectangular cake pan.
  5. Bake at 350°F for 35-45 minutes.
  6. ICING.
  7. In a medium mixing bowl, beat all four ingredients until creamy.
  8. Spread onto room temperature cooled cake (I prefer, still in baking pan)
  9. For an extra treat, sprinkle fresh diced pecans & enjoy.
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Made this for the DS to to take to his adult music recreation group and they thoroughly enjoyed. I baked at 175C and it took 1 hour and 15 minutes to cook thoroughly in a 10x10 pan. Thank you drumlinkelpie, made for ZAAR Cookbook Tag game.

I'mPat June 01, 2010