Pineapple Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting


A moist, sweet carrot-pineapple cake with a light cream cheese frosting Yield: 

9 servings Ingredients: 

1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup oil
2 eggs
1 cup (packed) finely shredded carrot
1/2 cup crushed pineapple (with juice)

Frosting Ingredients:

3 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 tablespon butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups sifted powdered sugar
milk, as needed
1/2 cup chopped pecans, optional Instructions: 

1. To make the cake, sift dry ingredients together in a large bowl.

2. Add wet ingredients and mix on medium speed for 2 minutes.

3. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9×9-inch baking pan.

4. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until cake tests done.

5. Cool 10 minutes on wire rack, and then remove from pan. Cover with a clean towel and frost when cool.

6. To make frosting, beat cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until fluffy. Add powdered sugar. Beat, adding a little milk as needed to achieve desired consistency. Sprinkle chopped pecans over the frosted cake, if desired.

Pineapple Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Pineapple Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This recipe is from Tammy’s Recipes.


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