Carrot Cake

3/4 cup oil or melted margarine
4 eggs
3 cups shredded carrots
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt (if using margarine,I never use salt)
2 cups flour
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1 orange peel grated
3/4 cup raisins (optional)

Mix wet ingredients and dry ingredients separately. Then fold together, don’t over stir. Pour into greased pan.

Cream Cheese Frosting:
3 oz. cream cheese- Philadelphia, or in Latvia use Karums Svaigais Siers
1/4 cup softened butter
2 cups powdered sugar

Cream together,add a bit of milk if too thick.

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