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Moist and rich, yet so simple to make! This is a good cake to decorate for birthdays, parties, or the holidays, but it's fine to serve plain any time.

Modern Carrot Cake


Combine first six ingredients, then add the remaining three. Mix well, and pour into a 13x9x2 (50 to 60 mins at 325F) or two 9 inch (40 mins at 325F) lightly greased and floured pans. (May also be used for cupcakes.) Cool well and frost with Vanilla Cream-Cheese Frosting.

Vanilla Cream-Cheese Frosting

Blend cheese, milk. Stir in sugar gradually; add salt, vanilla; blend well.

Cake adapted from The Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook, frosting from Good Housekeeping's Cake Book.