Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
1 and 1/3 cup of canola oil
1 cup sugar
1 cup or brown sugar
3 ¾ cup all purpose flour
1 Tablespoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
Nutmeg, cloves, all spice to taste
1 pound total carrots, raisins and shredded coconut
In a mixing bowl combine sugars and oil until incorporated. Add in eggs, stir until combined. Add in flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices, mix together. Mixture may look dry, but will moisten after you add in reaming ingredients. Add in carrot, coconut and raisins.
Spray and line baking pans. Preheat the oven to 350.
Bake until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean.
Cream Cheese Frosting
1 pound of room temp cream cheese
1 cup ( 2 sticks) of butter unsalted room temp
6 cups of powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
Pinch of salt
In a large mixing bowl combine softened butter and softened cream cheese, mix until incorporated, scrape down the bowl, and mix again. Add in powdered sugar, salt, and vanilla, mix on high speed until fluffy
Frost cake and ENJOY!