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Carrot Cake Recipe

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Added: Sunday, August 26, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cup oil
3 cups grated carrot
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups cake flour
1 small can crushed pineapple, drained

Directions:
Directions:
Cream the eggs, sugar and oil. Add remaining ingredients and bank in 3 greased and floured round cake pans at 350 degrees for about 25-30 minutes. Cake will feel moist. Carrots may be pureed in blender instead of grated but be sure and pour of excess water and dry carrots on paper towels..

ICING

1 8 oz. cream cheese (softened)
1/2 stick butter (room temperature)
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 box Confectioners sugar
Pecans, chopped (about 1 cup)

Mix all ingredients together and frost cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is my favorite cake. I really like a lot of icing, to me that's the best part. So you might want to make 1 1/2 recipes.

 

 

 

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