Donna's Favorite Recipes



Carrot Cake

1 and 1/2 cups corn oil
1 and 3/4 cups granulated sugar
3 eggs
2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
3 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground cloves
2 cups peeled and grated carrots
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple
Cream cheese frosting: 2 eight ounce packages of cream cheese, 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup shredded coconut

Beat together corn oil, sugar, and eggs until combined
In a bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves
Add to egg-sugar mixture and blend well

Drain the pineapple
Add carrots, walnuts and pineapple to mixture. Blen well
Pour batter into a greased and floured 9 or 10 inch cake pan

Bake at 350 for about 1 hour
Let cake cool on rack
Make frosting

Cream together 2 packages cream cheese, 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Split the cake into 2 layers
Cover with the frosting
Sprinkle with coconut

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