Sweet Baby Jack Carrot Cake

Total Time:
55 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
5 min
Cook:
30 min

Yield:
16 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Butter, for greasing pans
  • Flour, for dusting pans
  • For the cake:
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 (4-ounce) jars strained carrot baby food
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • For the frosting:
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (16-ounce) box confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour 3 (8 or 9-inch) cake pans.

For the cake:

Mix together the flour, cinnamon and sugar in a large bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and blend well with a handheld electric mixer for about 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Allow to cool in pan for 5 minutes. Invert onto lint-free dishcloth, or waxed paper, and allow to cool completely.

For the frosting:

Mix all ingredients with handheld electric mixer and blend until smooth and creamy.

Frost layers, top, and sides of cooled cake.


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