Carrot Cake
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An old family friend named Jean gave me this terrific Carrot Cake recipe many years ago. I’ve made it lots of times and it’s always delicious as well as quick and easy. Quick, easy, and delicious meet all 3 of my food preparation criteria.

Give one a try for Easter; you’ll be a star with the folks that eat a piece.

Jean’s Carrot Cake

  • 2 cups of self rising flour
  • 2 cups of granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon of Cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cups of Vegetable oil
  • 1 Cup of chopped pecans (I often substitute Black Walnuts)
  • 3 Cups of fresh grated carrots, firmly packed

Mix all ingredients in order listing and bake at 350 degrees for approximately 50 minutes

Cream cheese frosting

  • One 16 ounce box powdered sugar
  • 1 large block cream cheese softened
  • 1 stick (1/4 pound) butter or margarine (butter is best)
  • 2 Tablespoons of pure Vanilla Extract

Mix thoroughly and spread on cooled cake, reserve a few nuts to sprinkle on top for garnish.

carrot cake compliments of knoxville realtor jim lee

Try this delicious Carrot Cake recipe for Easter

Give this one a try soon, I promise this will be the easiest carrot cake you’ve ever made and one of the best tasting.

Happy Easter

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