The Maine Windjammer Association

CARROT CAKE
From the Lewis R. French

3 eggs, well beaten
2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons baking powder
3 cups grated carrots

Preheat oven to 350°. Mix eggs, sugar, and oil in a large bowl. In a separate bowl mix together the dry ingredients. Add the dry mixture into we mixture until just mixed. Fold in carrots. Pour into greased 11x7 inch cake pan and bake at 350° until center is done, about 45-50 minutes.

Cream Cheese Frosting

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
grated rind of one lemon or orange (optional)Cream together butter and cheese. Fold in sugar. Add vanilla and zest. (Thin with a small amount of milk if necessary).