Carrot Sheet Cake


Posted: June 16

Time: 55 minutes

Yield: 30 servings

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Carrot Sheet Cake was made to feed the masses, making it a great excuse for throwing a party! The sweet and moist spice cake gets the festivities going with hints of sweet carrots and salty walnuts. The thick, vanilla cream cheese icing with more walnuts sprinkled on top will make you do a little happy dance. Bite after bite, Carrot Sheet Cake will make the bash better and better!


Ingredients

For the cake: • 4 large eggs, room temperature • 1 cup canola oil • 2 cups sugar • 2 cups all-purpose flour • 2 teaspoons baking soda • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 3 cups carrots, shredded • 2/3 cup walnuts, chopped For the frosting: • 1 (8-ounce) package of cream cheese, softened • 1/2 cup butter, softened • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 4 cups confectioners' sugar • 2/3 cup walnuts, chopped

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Grease a 15x10x1-inch baking pan.

Step 3

In a medium bowl, beat the eggs, canola oil, and sugar until smooth.

Step 4

In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.

Step 5

Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and beat well.

Step 6

Stir the carrots and 2/3 cup of walnuts into the batter.

Step 7

Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan.

Step 8

Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes.

Step 9

Cool the cake on a wire rack.

Step 10

While the cake is cooling, in a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until smooth.

Step 11

Beat the confectioners' sugar into the cream cheese mixture.

Step 12

Spread the frosting over the cooled cake.

Step 13

Sprinkle the icing with the remaining walnuts.

Step 14

Decorate as desired.

Step 15

Serve.


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