Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease and flour 3 (9-inch) round pans; Line bottom of the pans with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Add eggs and vegetable oil. Using a hand mixer, blend until combined. Add carrots and pecans, if using.
Pour into pans. Bake for approximately 40 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes. Remove from pans, place on waxed paper and allow to cool completely before frosting.
For the frosting:
Add all ingredients, except nuts, into a medium bowl and beat until fluffy using a hand mixer. Stir in the nuts. Spread frosting on top of each cake layer. Stack the cakes on a serving plate and serve.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (387g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 934 (68%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 103.7g||138 %|
|Saturated Fat 35.8g||179 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 45.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 17.5g|
|Cholesterol 147.4mg||45 %|
|Sodium 1045.7mg||36 %|
|Potassium 502.7mg||13 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 110.3g||32 %|
|Dietary Fiber 5.9g||23 %|
|Sugars, other 104.5g|
|Protein 10.7g||15 %|
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Calories per serving: 1383
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