Best Ever Carrot Cake
Author: Nikki
This Carrot Cake is absolutely DELICIOUS! It has a secret ingredient that helps to enhance its flavor and make it exceptionally moist! This will quickly become a new favorite and will be your go-to carrot cake recipe!
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 1 (13 ounce) can crushed pineapple, mostly drained
  • 1¼ cups vegetable oil
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with vegetable spray.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, eggs, carrots, pineapple and oil. Mix well. Add flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. Mix again and pour into a baking pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50 to 60 minutes until cake is done. Cool completely.
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add powdered sugar and beat until well mixed. Add vanilla and beat again.
  2. Frost cooled cake and sprinkle with chopped pecans.
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