Carrot Cake

3 c. carrots, grated
1/2 tsp. salt
2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking soda
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 c. vegetable oil
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. nuts, chopped (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine eggs, carrots, sugar, and oil. Mix well. Stir in remaining ingredients until well blended. Grease and flour a 13x9x2-inch baking dish. Pour cake mixture into baking dish and bake for 40 to 45 minutes.

1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese
2 c. powdered sugar
Beat together until fluffy, spread over cooled cake.