Total Time
1hr
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

This moist flavorful carrot cake always gets raves, but no one ever believes me when I reveal the secret ingredient - tomato soup! It's a beautiful dessert with its light orange color and rich frosting. - Recipe from TOH - Grace Yaskovic, Branchville, New Jersey

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add soup and egg; mix well. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; beat into creamed mixture. Stir in the carrots, walnuts and raisins or currants if desired.
  2. Pour into a greased 10-in. fluted tube pan aka bundt pan. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  3. In another mixing bowl, combine the first four frosting ingredients; beat until smooth. Frost cake; top with walnuts if desired.

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