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Carrot Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Carrot Cake, by , is from Mom's Recipe Box, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Aunt Lena
Added: Tuesday, April 15, 2008


1 3/4 cup sugar
4 unbeaten eggs
1/2 cup chopped nuts
2 tsp baking powder
3 cups grated carrots
1 cup corn oil
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
2 cups plain flour
2 tsp soda

1 package confectioners' sugar
2 tsp vanilla
8-oz cream cheese
1/2 stick butter
1 small can crushed pineapple (drained)

Cream sugar and oil until light and fluffy, add eggs, creaming well. Sift flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and cinnamon. Add to first mixture. Fold in grated carrots and nuts. Bake at 350.

Cream together and spread on cake.




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