Easy Carrot Cake

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Easy Carrot Cake

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt divided
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 (7.5 oz.) jars junior baby food carrots
  • 1 cup raisins or nuts or a combination
  • 4 Tbsp. butter softened
  • 3 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2/3 lb. powdered sugar enough to make frosting firm

Instructions
 

  • Blend sugar and oil; add eggs. Sift flour, baking soda, 1 tsp. salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Blend together and add carrots and raisins and/or nuts. Grease a 9x13 pan and dust with powdered sugar. Pour batter into pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour. Cool completely. For the frosting, blend 1/4 tsp. salt, butter, cream cheese, vanilla and powdered sugar. Frost cake.