LOOKING for: Paula Deen's Carrot Cake

tigre530August 3, 2006

Hello everyone!!

Some time ago, I found a copy of Paula Deen's Carrot Cake out on the web, but didn't bookmark the site. I've been looking for it ever since, but can't seem to find it. This recipe was not her 'Gooey cake' with additions -- but may have been called Sweet Baby Carrot Cake. From what I remember - Paula mentioned that this cake helped her land her husband Michael.

Would any of you have a copy of this recipe? I would love to make it for my parents 47th anniversary later this month...and am hoping one of you fine people might be able to help!!

Thanks!

Norma

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
blizlady

When I did a search for this cake, all I was able to find was a reference to that recipe in her book "Lady & Son's Just Desserts". Hopefully somebody may have that recipe book and can post it. It sounds delish!

    Bookmark   August 12, 2006 at 8:01PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
blizlady

Norma, I went to a few other recipe sites and someone had the Just Desserts cookbook. Here is the recipe:

SWEET BABY CARROT CAKE

Cake
2 c. self-rising flour
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 (4 oz.) jars strained baby carrot food
4 eggs
2 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. vegetable oil

Frosting
1/4 c. (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 (16 oz.) box powdered sugar
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 325*. Grease & flour three (3) 8" or 9" cake pans. Mix all cake ingredients together & blend with a hand-held mixer. Pour batter into prepared cake pans. Bake 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown. Allow to cool in pans for 5 minutes. Invert onto lint-free dishcloth, or waxed paper and allow to cool completely.

For frosting, mix all ingredients with a hand-held mixer & blend until smooth and creamy. Frost layers, top, and sides of cooled cake. Serves 16.

    Bookmark   August 13, 2006 at 10:32PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tigre530

Blizlady!!

Thank you so much for the recipe!! It was a huge hit at my parents anniversary and they were extremely pleased that I had made this 'extra effort'.

CHEERS TO YOU!!

Take care!
Norma

    Bookmark   August 28, 2006 at 3:42PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
RECIPE: Irish Cream recipes
Please share any Irish Cream recipes that you've tried...
ruthz
LOOKING for: Basic jelly roll, 2 or less eggs, non-dairy
Hi, all. It's unbelievable, how there still is no decent...
jally
RECIPE: What's your best improvement to boxed cake mix?
I love to play around with cake mixes and improve the...
bonelady
RECIPE: new Orleans bread pudding
Looking for the best pudding recipe with brown sugar....
goldy
RECIPE: merita fruitcake
Some of you may remember a fruitcake sold by Merita...
bws1955
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™