Saturday, January 10, 2009

ELLEN'S CARROT CAKE BARS

This recipe is from an old midwestern community cookbook.

2 1/2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
4 eggs
2 tsp soda (level)
1 tsp salt (level)
1 tsp cinnamon (level)
3 small jars carrot baby food
1/2 cup chopped nutmeats

ICING:
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, room temp
1/2 cup soft oleo
1 tsp vanilla

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine all the cake ingredients and mix with an electric mixer for 3 or 4 minutes. Bake in a well greased cookie sheet pan with sides for 25 to 30 minutes. When cooled, mix all the icing ingredients together and frost the cake. Cut into bars.

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