Awesome Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

YIELD: 24
COOK TIME: 40

PREP TIME: 30
TOTAL TIME: 70 Minutes

"This straightforward recipe delivers moist, dense, and delicious carrot cake with pineapple under a cream cheese frosting."

INGREDIENTS:

-    grated carrots
-    vanilla extract
-    all-purpose flour
-    crushed pineapple with juice
-    white sugar
-    chopped pecans
-    Baking soda
-    Confectioners' sugar
-    Baking powder
-    Neufchatel cheese
-    salt
-    Butter
-    ground cinnamon
-    vanilla extract
-    Eggs
-    chopped pecans
-    Vegetable oil

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. In a large bowl, combine grated carrots, flour, white sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in eggs, oil, 1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, pineapple and 3/4 cup