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Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake


      4 ea eggs

      2 c  sugar

      3 c  carrots,finely shredded

      8 oz cream cheese,softened

  1 1/2 c  vegetable oil

      2 c  flour

      2 t  baking soda

      2 t  cinnamon,Ground

      1 t  salt

      8 oz crushed pineapple,drained

      1 c  walnuts (optional),chopped

           **buttercream frosting**

    1/2 c  butter (or margarine)

    1/2 c  shortening

      2 T  milk

      3 c  powdered sugar (up to 4


      1 t  vanilla

           additional walnuts


Beat eggs and sugar.  Add carrots, cream cheese, and oil; beat until

smooth.  Add dry ingredients; mix well.  Stir in pineapple and nuts.

Pour into a greased 13" x 9" x 2" pan.


For frosting, beat butter and shortening with powdered sugar until

light and fluffy.  Add vanilla and enough milk to make spreadable.  Mix

well, then frost cake and sprinkle with nuts.



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