2 cups sugar
1-1/4 c. oil,
1 tsp. salt
1-1/2 c coarsely grated carrots
2 c. flour
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. baking SODA
1/2 c chopped nuts (this is totally optional)
Mix sugar, eggs, oil together and cream well. Add all dry ingredients. Add carrots and nuts. "Pam" a cake pan and bake at 325 degrees for one (1) hour.
Cream Cheese Frosting: 1 3-ounce package cream cheese, 1 cube butter, softened (NOT melted), 2-1/2 c. powdered sugar, 1 scant tsp. vanilla. Mix all ingredients together and frost cooled cake.