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Sue Bee Honey Carrot Cake

We’ve got a treat for the Carrot Lovers … delicious Sue Bee Honey Carrot Cake!

Ingredients

Cake Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Sue Bee® Honey
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup drained crushed pineapple
  • 2 cups peeled and grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients

  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla

Directions

Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; set aside.

Beat the eggs in a large bowl.

Add the oil, Sue Bee Honey, buttermilk and vanilla and mix well.

Add flour mixture, pineapple, carrots and nuts and stir well.

Pour into two 8-inch round pans sprayed with nonstick coating.

Bake 35-40 minutes at 325 F or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Cool on racks for 10 minutes.

Remove from pans and cool completely on racks.

Place one cake layer on serving plate; spread top with 1 cup of frosting.

Top with remaining cake layer; spread top and sides of cake with remaining frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting Directions

Beat all ingredients together until smooth and creamy.

Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.