This cake would be lovely for Spring Time...combine 4 eggs, 1 cup vegetable oil and 2 cups of sugar. Add 2 cups sifted flour, 2 tsp baking powder, 3 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 tsp salt. Beat until smooth. Stir in 4 cups of grated carrots and 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional) (high alt changes: 1 1/2tsp baking powder and 2 cups less 4 Tb sugar)
Pour this batter into 2 greased and floured 9" round cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool and remove 1 of the layers of the cake placing it on a cake platter. After icing this layer- place the next layer on top and ice it as well. You may wish to sprinkle some more chopped walnuts on the icing.
Cream Cheese Frosting: 8 oz cream cheese softened, 4 Tb butter, 1 3/4 cup confectioners sugar, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp vanilla extract Beat these together till smooth & spread on top of first layer of cooled cake. Add the second layer and ice completely. Drop 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts on top of icing...refrigerate until serving.