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Carrot Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Carrot Cake, by , is from The Haynie Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Peggy Haynie
Added: Thursday, May 29, 2008


3 c sifted flour
2 c sugar
2 tsp salt
2 tsp soda
2 tsp cinnamon
4 eggs
3 c grated carrots
1 c raisins (I don't put them in)
1 c chopped nuts
1 1/2 c oil

Mix dry ingredients. Make a well and add beaten egg and oil. Add raisins, carrots and nuts. Mix and bake 30 min
Frost with cream cheese frosting:
8 oz cream cheese
1/2 stick butter
Beat until fluffy then add
1 1/2 to 2 c pwd sugar

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was my great Aunt's (GG's sister) recipe. She was a great cook and this is a good carrot cake!




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