Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen
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Grandma Hiers' Carrot Cake
Total:
1 hr
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
40 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
40 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Frosting:

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 3 (9-inch) round pans; Line bottom of the pans with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Add eggs and vegetable oil. Using a hand mixer, blend until combined. Add carrots and pecans, if using.

Pour into pans. Bake for approximately 40 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes. Remove from pans, place on waxed paper and allow to cool completely before frosting.

For the frosting:

Add all ingredients, except nuts, into a medium bowl and beat until fluffy using a hand mixer. Stir in the nuts. Spread frosting on top of each cake layer. Stack the cakes on a serving plate and serve.

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