Carrot Cake


  •   3 cups sifted flour
  •   2 cups sugar
  •   2 teaspoons cinnamon
  •   1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  •   1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  •   1 teaspoon baking powder
  •   Small can (8 oz.)crushed pineapple, drained, reserve juice
  •   3 eggs, beaten
  •   1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  •   2 teaspoons vanilla
  •   2 cups shredded carrots, loosely packed
  •   1 1/2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts Frosting:
  •   3 ounces cream cheese
  •   2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  •   1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  •   1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring (optional)

Mix together all of the dry ingredients. Add the pineapple juice, eggs, oil and vanilla. Beat 3 minutes.

Fold in pineapple, carrots and nuts.

Bake in a greased and floured tube pan in a 325 °F. oven for 1 1/2 hours. Cool and frost.

Make the frosting: Beat together the softened cream cheese with the remaining ingredients until smooth


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