Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe by breezermom
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12-16
YIELD: 1 cake




  • For the cake:.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour three 9-inch cake pans.
  • Sift together the flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon into a bowl and stir together.
  • Combine the walnuts, carrots, pineapple, and coconut in a bowl.
  • Add the oil, eggs, and vanilla to the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Then add the carrot mix and blend together. Pour into three 9-inch cake pans that have been greased and floured. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean. Refrigerate in the pans! To remove from the pans, briefly heat the bottom of the pans on the stove and flip out onto a piece of parchment.
  • For the frosting:.
  • Combine the cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and confectioner's sugar in a mixing bowl and cream together. Spread 1/3 cup between the layers, and use the remaining frosting over the top and sides. To garnish, use the optional chopped walnuts.