Pennington's Carrot Cake With Vanilla Butter Sauce

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Gingerbear

This is another delicious recipe from Pennington's which is a wonderful restaurant in Tulsa that closed down a long time ago. You could also add nuts to this recipe if you like chopped nuts in your carrot cake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 325°.
  2. In a 3-quart mixing bowl, beat all cake ingredients at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Pour into greased 6 cup cake pan.
  4. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until cake begins to pull away from the sides of the pan.
  5. Cool upright in pan for 5 minutes; remove from pan.
  6. Meanwhile, in saucepan melt butter over medium heat.
  7. Stir in sugar and cornstarch; add remaining sauce ingredients.
  8. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce comes to a boil.
  9. Boil for one minute.
  10. Pour 1/3 of the sauce over the cake.
  11. Serve additional warm sauce with cake.

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