This cake always gets rave reviews!


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1 (8)ounce can crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)


Grease 2 (8inch) pans . Cream oil and sugar until fluffy, add eggs, and mix well. Sift dry ingredients and add to oil mixture, Fold in carrots, drained pineapple, walnuts and raisins, may also add coconut if you'd like.
Mix well and pour into greased pans, bake at 325 for 30 minutes or until pick comes out clean. Cool completely before frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

1 pound powdered sugar sifted
8 ounces softened cream cheese
1/4 cup softened butter or marg.
2 tsp. vanilla

mix all ingredient until smooth. Store cake in frige. Enjoy!

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Recipe file
Submitted By: S C
Carrot Cake