Deborah’s Delicious Carrot Cake

Deborah’s Delicious Carrot Cake – Soul Food Recipe


2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1-1/2 teaspoons baking Soda
1 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1-1/2 cup oil
4 eggs
6 cups grated carrots
1 can (16oz) Crushed Pineapple

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients:
1 8oz cream cheese
1 stick butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup confection Sugar


Oven should be set at 350 degrees F.
Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl.
Add sugar, oil and eggs to mixture.
Mix Well.
Add grated carrots, drained pineapple and chopped pecans.
Mix Well.
Pour into 3, 9 inch greased pans or 1 greased 9X12 baking pan
Bake for 35-45 minutes or until done.

Instructions for the Cream Cheese Frosting:
Cream first 3 ingredients and beat in sugar.
Spread on cool cake.

Note: If using 9×12 pan cut frosting ingredients in half