The Best Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

 

How do you like your carrot cake? For the longest time, I was on a hunt for the perfect carrot cake. I tried several cakes that were good, but they just didn’t measure up to my lofty expectations. Then I found this recipe and let me tell you, this baby measures up. I haven’t triedRead More

What you will need

Cake Ingredients:

2 cups sugar

1 cup light flavored olive oil

4 eggs

2 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 cups grated carrots

Icing Ingredients

Icing Ingredients:

1/4 cup butter, softened

8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature

4 1/3 cups powdered sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla

Optional: 1 cup chopped pecans

Optional: 1/4 - 1/2 cup heavy cream, half and half or milk

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