Ruth's carrot cake with currant icing

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Recipe by Ann Arber

This is my sister, Ruth Kamps most spectacular carrot cake.The icing is unreal, so luscious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease and flour 2 9" cake pans.
  2. Mix together cake flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, powder and salt.
  3. Drain pineapple,reserving syrup.
  4. Add syrup to dry mixture; add eggs, oil and vanilla.
  5. Beat 3 minutes.
  6. Stir in pineapple, carrots and nuts.
  7. Bake 325 degrees for about 40 min or until done.
  8. Cool 10 min in pan.
  9. Unmold.
  10. Currant Icing Plump currants in 1/4 cup hot water for 5 minutes.
  11. Drain well.
  12. Beat sugar, cream cheese, butter, milk and vanilla together until smooth.
  13. Fold in nuts and currants.

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