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Baerbel's Carrot Cake

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My mom's carrot cake with cream cheese icing.


Serves: 6

For the Cake

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups superfine sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1½ cups vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped nuts ( pecans or walnuts)
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg

For the Cream Cheese Icing

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Baerbel's Carrot Cake is a community recipe submitted by exiledcal and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Mix together all dry ingredients.
  • Beat eggs & add oil.
  • Combine dry ingredients with egg mixture.
  • Fold in carrots & nuts.
  • Pour into three greased 9-inch layer pans (floured & buttered, parchment circles in bottom).
  • Bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes OR at 300F for 45 minutes (both cooking times work).
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    Bara Brith