Grandma Hiers' Carrot Cake (by Paula Deen)

Hi everyone

I just made this cake yesterday and my taste buds went WOW!
 Chantel from London BXT- this is for you, please ENJOY, because I sure did.
This carrot cake is delicious, the best I ever ate so far, and its very simple to do. I got the recipe of of Food Network and I made it myself. The picture below is the one I made.
Try it out

  • Butter, for pans
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans, optional
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 3 (9-inch) round pans; Line bottom of the pans with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Add eggs and vegetable oil. Using a hand mixer, blend until combined. Add carrots and pecans, if using.
Pour into pans. Bake for approximately 40 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes. Remove from pans, place on waxed paper and allow to cool completely before frosting.
For the frosting:
Add all ingredients, except nuts, into a medium bowl and beat until fluffy using a hand mixer. Stir in the nuts. Spread frosting on top of each cake layer. Stack the cakes on a serving plate cover with the rest of the frosting and serve.

If you would like, you could watch the video of Paula Deen baking it on this link below.

Posted By Elsie Da Silva


  1. wow, it does look good. I am going to try it this week. Yummy


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