Silk Road Carrot Cake

Silk Road Carrot Cake Recipe
photo courtesy of Spice Trekkers
Cake Ingredients:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups diced canned pineapple, drained
  • 2 cups carrots, grated
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Silk Road Blend, ground

Icing Ingredients:

  • ¼ lb butter
  • ¼ lb cream cheese
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • A little cream or milk

  • Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  • Beat the eggs and sugar together with an electric mixer.
  • Add the pineapple and carrots. Mix well.
  • Sift the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Add the sifted dry ingredient mixture to the first mixture little by little, alternating with the oil.
  • Pour into two 9 x 9 pans and bake for 1 hour.
  • While the cake is cooking, stir all the icing ingredients together, adding a little milk or cream according to the desired consistency.
  • Remove the cakes from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before taking them out of the pans.
  • Ice the first cake with icing, and finish the remaining icing on the second cake.
  • Cut yourself a slice, sit back, and kick up your feet and enjoy!

Recipe adapted from Épices de Cru