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Carrot Cake Recipe

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

James Stohler
Added: Wednesday, December 10, 2008


1 1/2 c salad oil
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 c. chopped pecans or walnuts
1 tsp vanilla
2 tsp soda
2 tsp cinnamon
3 c. flour
3 c. grated carrots

Blend oil and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Beat after each one. Sift dry ingredients and add. Stir in nuts, carrots and vanilla. Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes in 3 round pans or 1 sheet cake (35-40 minutes). Top with cream cheese icing!




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