Cousin Mary’s Carrot Cake

 


A family favorite at camp and countless gatherings…thanks for sharing Mary!

2 cups sugar
1-1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
2 cups carrots – cooked and mashed
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1 box powdered sugar
1/2 stick margarine or butter
8 ounces cream cheese
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Cream together sugar and oil with an electric mixer. Add eggs and beat until fluffy. Beat in carrots. Add dry ingredients, mixing until combined. Pour into a greased and floured 13 X 9 inch pan. Bake at 350 for 1 hour.

Frosting: Combine the margarine or butter, cream cheese, and vanilla in a bowl. Mix ingredients with an electric mixer until well combined. Add the powdered sugar, mixing until smooth. Spread the frosting on cooled cake.

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