Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.
Mix and sift all the dry ingredients together. Add the oil, eggs and vanilla to the dry ingredients; mix well. Add the carrots, nuts and pineapple; mix well. Pour into the prepared tube pan and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. When totally cool, turn out of the pan onto a cake platter and frost with cream cheese frosting.
1- 8 ounce package cream cheese, at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 pound confectioners’ sugar
Cream the cream cheese and vanilla together. Add the confectioners’ sugar, a little at a time, and beat until smooth and creamy. Spread on the tube cake.
Source: Favorite Recipes from Progressive Farmer, 1967