Carrot cake is moist, rich in flavor and melts in your mouth! This scrumptious dessert is what everyone will be raving about!
Prep Time15 minutesmins
Cook Time30 minutesmins
Total Time45 minutesmins
Keyword: carrot cake
Author: Alyssa Rivers
1cuplight brown sugar
Cream Cheese Frosting:
28 ounces packagecream cheesesoftened
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease two 9x9 inch pans (or a 9x13 inch pan) In a large bowl combine flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
In a medium sized bowlwhisk together vegetable oil, brown sugar, white sugar, eggs, applesauce, and vanilla. Add to the dry ingredients and combine.
Fold in the carrots and chopped pecans. Divide the batter evenly into the baking dishes. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let the cakes cool.
To Make the Cream Cheese Frosting:
To make the cream cheese frosting: Beat the cream cheese and butter together until smooth add vanilla. Add in the powdered sugar one cup at a time until you get your desired consistency. Frost on cooled cakes.