Friday, 17 August 2012

Carrot Cinnamon with Pecans and Cream cheese frosting

I baked Carrot cinnamon with Pecan nuts and creamcheese frosting for my Mom's 58th Birthday last August 12, 2012, and i'm glad they liked it.

And ooohhh its my firsttime to use my new Hand Mixer given by my beloved Dencio... sweet :)

Anyway, here's my simple recipe.


INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon (add mode if you like)
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
for Cream Cheese frosting:
  •  1/2 cup butter, softened
  •  8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups confectioners sugar 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans  

Baking Procedure:
 
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) , Grease and flour a 9x13 pan (or whatever size of pan is available)
  2. In a large bowl, Beat together the eggs,oil, white sugar and 2tsp vanilla extract. Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in carrots. Fold in pecans, Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 50minutes or until toothpick inserted into center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in a pan for 10minutes, then turn out onto wire rack and cool completely.
  4. To make frosting: In a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners sugar and 1tsp vanilla extract. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in chopped pecans. Frost the cooled cake.

and here's my finished product





3 comments:

  1. I haven't baked for quite a while..This looks enticing, might try this next weekend. :)

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