Carrot Cake

What better way to use the huge CSA carrots and fresh Farmer’s Market eggs?

The Perfect Carrot Cake

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, allspice, and cardamom
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups cooking oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups grated carrot

What I Did:

  • Combine dry ingredients
  • Add eggs
  • Add oil and carrots
  • Bake in a greased 9×13 inch pan (or two round cake pans or 24 muffin tins) at 350 for 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • For the muffin tins, I baked them for 25 minutes.

This recipe is absolutely perfect: moist, fluffy, flavorful, and when you put a dozen of them in front of 3 20-something guys they have the ability to disappear in seconds.

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