Carrot Cake.

Our amazingly talented Aunt Phyllis brought our family a delicious dinner last week. For dessert, we enjoyed these pretty little carrot cupcakes. They were so good in fact, I have been dreaming of them since. Would you like the recipe? I knew you would.

Aunt Phyllis' Carrot Cake

2 eggs

1 C. oil

2 C. brown sugar

2 C. sifted flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. soda

1 tsp. salt

2 tsp. cinnamon

3 C. grated carrots

1 C. or 5 oz. crushed pineapple; drained

1 C. chopped nuts

Mix together eggs, oil and sugar. Add brown sugar, baking powder, soda, salt and cinnamon. Blend in carrots and pineapple. Mix well and add nuts. Pour into 9x13 greased pan. Bake at 350 for 35-45 min. Frost when cool. Adjust cooking time for cupcakes.

Cream Cheese Frosting

1 8 oz pkg. softened cream cheese

1/4 lb softened butter

2 lb powdered sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

Happy Baking!


  1. I can't believe Oliver is a month old already. Man, the time flies. Oh, and that carrot cake sounds divine! Thanks for the recipe!

  2. I LOVE carrot cake!

    Thanks for sharing!

  3. I use a recipe very similar to this and they are so good! I've never thought of cute little cupcakes though. I love it!

  4. Carrot Cake sounds SO good right now! I think I will put it on my to-do list for the weekend!

  5. Hmmm, Lucky! I need to try those...STAT!

  6. That picture has me drooling. Thanks for posting the recipe. I love the name Oliver, btw. Hope you're hanging in there and doing well with five now.

  7. I love the way the little nuts are mostly in the center... Very cute.

  8. I can't believe he is already 4 weeks! They really do grow up way too fast! You have to come stop by my blog and bring Easton along.

  9. Your pictures are divine! I can taste it!

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