Wednesday, January 1, 2014

New Year's Eve 2014

Carrot Cake

1 1/2 cup oil
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
4 eggs

3 cups finely grated carrots (about 3 large carrots) 

2 cups flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon

1 cup chopped walnuts

Cream sugar and oil, add eggs and beat until smooth.
Add carrots, dry ingredients and nuts.
Bake in a greased & floured tube pan 1 hour 15 min. at 350.

Cream Cheese frosting:

1 pkg. Philadelphia cream cheese (room temp) 
1 ½ cup icing sugar
¼ cup unsalted butter (room temp) 
1 tsp. vanilla

Cream the cream cheese and butter together whipping with a hand blender or in the stand up mixer with a paddle attachment.  Add sugar and vanilla. Whip and chill until ready to frost cake. 

Pineapple candy (make ahead)

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