For many people when they think about having a slice of carrot cake they instantly are in heaven over it. What better desert is there that has soft, sweet tasty insides that has raisins, carrot slivers and crunchy pecan and then topped with a rich cream cheese frosting? You can almost taste it melting in your mouth.
So where can you find a great carrot cake recipe? There are many places to look. First you can start at home or within your family. Ask around you never know who might have a secret super moist and tasty carrot cake recipe they will want to share with you. No bakers in the family? No problem! There are still several other ways to track down just the perfect cake recipe.
The library is a great place to start your carrot cake recipe search. You can choose from several different cook books that offer many ways to make a carrot cake including low fat carrot cake recipes that will make even the most diet conscious person break down and have a slice. But is the library really the best place to find a recipe for your next cake?
You can also search online for an easy carrot cake recipe that you will love. There are several sites where people come together and submit their favorite recipes for cooking a wide variety of things. On many of these sites you will also find a rating system or a comments area that will allow you to discuss with other visitors if the recipe really is a good one to try. Because lets face it you can find a recipe anywhere from in the library to the grocery store but how are you going to ever know if it is any good if you can not ask someone?
Here is one recipe that is sure to excite you because it is so simple and will also be the light of the next event where you unveil your delicious yet easy carrot cake recipe:
Things you will need:
1 package of yellow cake mix
1 cup of Real Mayonnaise
2 cups carrots finely grated
2-1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
4 large eggs
1/2 cup of chopped Walnut Pieces (optional if you do not like them leave them out)
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees while you are making the batter.
In a large bowl combine the mayo, eggs, 1/4 cup of water, cake mix and the cinnamon. Beat them all together with an electric mixer. Do this on the medium setting for about 3 minutes. Then add the walnuts and the carrots and blend those in.
Then take your 13x9 inch baking pan and grease it. Make sure to get no only the bottom but also the sides to keep your carrot cake from sticking to the pan. Once it is greased pour in your carrot cake mixer. Spread it so it is even within the pan to help it cook evenly.
Then put the cake in the oven and bake it for 30-35 minutes.
Check it often for the last 10 minutes with a toothpick. If you place the toothpick in the center of the cake and it pull it out clean then the cake is done.
Allow it to cool before icing it.
Bernice Eker is an expert on Carrot Cakes and wants to help people by sharing her expertise.