My mom has been making this delicious and amazing carrot cake for longer than I’ve been alive… That means it has been a family favorite for over 30 years. It comes out deliciously moist, very flavorful, and is easy to make. Thus, it is a fail-proof recipe. Further, it is topped with the smoothest and best cream cheese frosting you can find.
You’ll want to print and keep the recipe.
3⁄4 cup olive oil
2 cups unbleached flour
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 cup brown sugar
3 cups grated carrots
1⁄2 cup white sugar
1 (14 oz.) can crushed pineapple with juice
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 Cup chopped walnuts
1/2 Cup raisins
1/2 Cup shredded coconut
Sift cinnamon, flour, sugars, salt, soda and baking powder in a large bowl.
Add oil, eggs, carrots and pineapple. Mix 3 minutes.
Bake in cake pan at 350 degrees for 32 minutes or until the middle springs up with the light press down of a finger.
Mix up The Best Cream Cheese Frosting from LiveLikeYouAreRich.com and frost (fill optional) when cooled.
To make the cake as pictured, cook in a round spring form cake pan. Once the cake is cooled, cut into 3 sections/layers. Frost in between each section and also frost the tops and sides of cake. For added interest, place orange baking sprinkles on the sides.
Don’t forget to use this amazing cream cheese frosting recipe found here.