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Carrot Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Carrot Cake, by , is from NOW WE'RE COOKING, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Joyce Duckett
Added: Sunday, July 10, 2005


2 C All Purpose flour
2 C sugar
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 C oil
4 large eggs
3 C grated carrot

1 stick margarine or butter
1- 3 oz. cream cheese
1 - 1 lb box powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 tsp. cream or milk
chopped pecans

Prepare pans by placing a 9 inch round pan on waxed paper and draw a circle.
Cut out circle. Repeat for a second pan.
Place waxed paper in bottom of each pan.
Spray side and bottom of pans with Pam.
Dust pans with flour.
Beat eggs one at a time into oil.
Add sugar. Beat until creamy.
Measure dry ingredients together and stir.
Add to sugar mixture. Beat until well blended. Divide batter between the two pans.
Place into a cold oven. Turn oven to 350 degrees Bake for 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
Remove and cool on racks.

Icing: Mix all ingredients, except nuts, until spreading consistency. Ice cake. Sprinkle with nuts.




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