happy birthday mister

it's the mister's birthday today, so we are having a little bbq
and my aunt v's famous 14 carrot gold cake (recipe below) to celebrate.
hope everyone had a great 3 day weekend!

aunt v's 14 carrot gold cake

preheat oven to 375 degrees

mix together:
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups veg or canola oil
4 eggs

then add:
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp mace or nutmeg
2 cups grated carrots
1 (130z) can crushed pineapple & juic
1 cup chopped walnuts (i used pecans)
2 tsp vanilla

mix together, place in lightly buttered pans and bake for 30 minutes

frosting for 2 layer cake:

1/2 cup (1 cube) butter
80z philly cream chees
1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla

beat well with mixer. if frosting seems dry add a small amount of milk.


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