Total Time
1hr
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

I usually bake this cake for our bridge club meetings in the fall but it is delicious anytime of the year.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Generously grease and flour a 9x13 baking pan.
  3. In large mixer bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, cinnamon, pineapple with its juice, water, oil, and eggs; Beat at low speed for 30 seconds.
  4. Increase mixer to medium speed and beat an additional 1 1/2 minutes.
  5. Fold in carrots and ½ cup of the pecans.
  6. Spread batter in prepared pan.
  7. Bake in 350F oven until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes. Cool the cake completely.
  8. Frosting-In large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until creamy.
  9. Add powdered sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon; beat just until smooth.
  10. Spread over cooled cake.
  11. Sprinkle remaining pecans over top.
  12. Refrigerate several hours before serving.