Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups sugar

  2. 1 cup vegetable oil

  3. 4 eggs

  4. 2 jars (6 ounces each ) carrot baby food

  5. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  6. 2 teaspoons baking powder

  7. 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  8. 1 teaspoon baking soda

  9. 1 teaspoon salt FROSTING:

  10. 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

  11. 1/4 cup butter, softened

  12. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  13. 4 cups confectioners' sugar Yellow, red and green liquid food coloring

  14. 2 pastry or heavy-duty resealable plastic bags

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a bowl, beat sugar, oil, eggs and carrots. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; add to carrot mixture and mix well. Pour into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool. In a bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla. Blend in sugar until smooth. Place 1/4 cup of frosting in a small bowl; stir in yellow and red food coloring to make orange. Set aside. Place 3 tablespoons frosting in a small bowl; stir in green food coloring. Spread white frosting on cake. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; fill with orange frosting. Mark off 20 squares on the cake; pipe a small carrot in the center of each square. Place green frosting in another bag, cut a small hole in the corner. Pipe greens on top of each carrot. Yield: 20 servings.


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