my birthday cake.

by @according2kelly on June 27, 2007

Grandma’s Carrot Cake

2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
3 cups grated carrots
1 1/2 cup oil
1 cup chopped pecans
4 eggs

Add sugar, soda, salt, cinnamon, oil and eggs. Mix. Alternately add carrots & flour. Add nuts and mix well.

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

Frosting (the best part)
1/2 cup butter, soft
8 oz. cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla
up to a 1 lb. powder sugar

20 comments
Bridget
Bridget

Carrot cake for your birthday. Good for you! Hope its a happy day!

kat
kat

Happy Birthday to you! I hope you take a big piece of cake to eat :) {the cake sounds divine}

Chelsey Booth
Chelsey Booth

Hi Kelly! Happy Birthday! Hope it's great. Wish I could be there to celebrate!

mama jo
mama jo

happy, happy birthday to my first daughter...you've brought me many happy days...you are talented, beautiful,sweet, a great mom, and a fantastic sister and daughter...love you

Kelly
Kelly

oh don't worry, i didn't make the cake, my lovely mother made it for me. I'm not too much of a diva, but i don't think i would go for baking my own cake! thanks for all the happy wishes, it's already been a good day. when it starts out with breakfast in bed, it's hard to go wrong.

kat
kat

happy birthday kelly! it's my hubby's bday today as well... i wish he liked carrot cake. instead we're doing something with home made ice cream and strawberries- or perhaps a blackberry cobbler.anyway, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Stephanie
Stephanie

Happy Birthday, Kelly! I hope you have a wonderful day!And thanks again for doing the Favorite Things swap...it was so much fun.

lainakay
lainakay

Happy Birthday! Are you really making your own cake?!? Sounds yummy but I would get the husband or somebody else to make it! Queen for a day... and all that...

Mique
Mique

Happy Happy birthday Kelly!Hope you have a fabulous day.

gab
gab

i didn't realize you and russell had birthdays so close together. are you having a big family party?

Marty:
Marty:

Happy Day to you, Kelly!

marta
marta

mmm. grandma's cake sounds delicious. i wish i were there to share a slice of your baking! enjoy your day.. we love you. you are the cutest cuz there ever waz.

Erika
Erika

happy birthday kelly! if it were the old days at byu we could have taken you to lunch at chevy's! ha ha....have a great one!

Marilee
Marilee

Happy Birthday!! The recipe sounds GREAT!! yum

Dana
Dana

Happy Happy Birthday Kelly dear. Happy days will come to you all year. If I had a wish then it would be, a happy happy birthday to YOU from me! Have a great day! :)

Heather
Heather

Happy Birthday Kelly!

Traci
Traci

Happy Happy Brithday To Kelly and to many, many more!!!

Maria
Maria

Sounds delicious =)Happy Birthday!

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