Carrot Cake Cheese Cake with Pecan Recipe |Weekend Coffee Treat

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Carrot cake with pecan recipe. Weekend Coffee Treat

We are craving for some carrot cake this weekend that is why for our weekend coffee treat we will be making a Carrot Cake Cheese Cake with Pecan. Oh boy, it sounds yummy, and we can not wait to make one and serve it with coffee this weekend.

Let’s grab now our gears and let us start baking!

Carrot Cake Cheese Cake with Pecan Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups grated carrots 
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil, white sugar, and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Stir in carrots. Fold in pecans. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
  4. To Make Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in chopped pecans. Frost the cooled cake.
This recipe is by  Tammy Elliott originally shared on Allrecipes.com. Pictures and recipe are credited to All Recipes and to the owner. 

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