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World's Best Carrot Cake

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Carrot Cake Ever, Carrot Cake
Servings: 8 People
Author: Betty

Ingredients

  • 1 c Butter
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 t Vanilla
  • 2 c Flour sifted
  • 1 t Salt
  • 2 t Cinnamon
  • 2 t Soda
  • 2 t Nutmeg
  • 1/4 t Cardamom
  • 1 c Walnuts chopped finely
  • 1/2 c Raisins
  • 1/2 c Pineapple crushed and, well-drained
  • 2 c Carrots shredded and packed

Instructions

  • Cream butter until soft.
  • Gradually add sugar and beat until fluffy, at least ten minutes.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time until thoroughly blended.
  • Add vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl sift flour, salt, cinnamon, soda, nutmeg, and cardamom together several times and set aside.
  • Add walnuts, pineapple, raisins, and carrots to egg-sugar mixture.
  • Stir in flour mixture and mix well.
  • Pour into greased and floured pan and bake at 350 degrees F. for 1 hour.
  • Cool completely.
  • Apply frosting.

Notes

World's Best Carrot Cake Frosting

  • 3 oz Cream cheese
  • 1/2 c Butter
  • 1 1/4 c Powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c Walnuts, chopped
  • 3 T Pineapple (crushed), chopped and well-drained
  • 1/8 t Cardamom
 
  • Mix cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar until fluffy.
  • Add pineapple, walnuts, and cardamom.
  • Blend well and frost the carrot cake.