Carrot Cake...with Nest
I used a bundt cake this time and got the nest idea from Tina at Cherry Hill Cottage but I used my old Carrot Cake Standby recipe;
2 Cups of flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
2 teaspoons of baking soda
1 teaspoon of salt
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
3 cups of grated carrots
1 20oz. of crushed pineapple
2 cups of sugar
2 cubes of soft butter
1/2 cup of chopped walnuts
Directions: Sift dry ingredients together, set aside.
Mix sugar, butterr well. Add eggs Mix in pineapple, add dry ingredients. Stir in carrots and nuts. Pour in pan at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until fork comes clean. cool. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting
Frosting; 8 oz. softened cream cheese,
1 cube of butter, 2 teaspoons vanilla, 1 box of powdered sugar
Blend well the above ingredients...frost on cool cake.
Note; I put this in a bundt pan you can also use a 9x13 inch pan.
The Nest: Candy Melt in white or chocolate and Chinese Chow Mein Noodles. Melt chocolate in double boiler. When melted add noodles and mix until covered. Form a next in whole in bundt cake and add some Robin's eggs...Yum!