I made this for my dad and my little brother,and everyone loved is so much that I thought I should share it!
~Mom's Carrot Cake~
2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
2 cups flour 4 eggs
2 tsp baking soda 3 cups grated carrots
1 tsp salt 1/2 cup chopped pecans
3 tsp cinnamon
20 oz can crushed pineapple
Preheat oven to 350f. Butter and flour two 9in. cake pans. Mix sugar,flour,baking soda,salt,and cinnamon in a small bowl.Set aside. Mix oil,eggs,pineapple and carrots.Beat in dry ingredients.Fold in pecans. Pour evenly into both cake pans,and bake 30 - 35min. or until center is done.Frost when cool.
2 sticks butter 4 tsp vanilla extract
2 (8 oz) blocks cream cheese 1 cup pecans
24 oz powdered sugar
Beat butter and cream cheese until smooth.Blend in powdered sugar,and vanilla.Fold in pecans.