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Carrot Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Privot
Added: Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c flour
3 c sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp baking soda
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 1/2 c oil
4 large eggs, slightly beaten
1 tbsp vanilla
1 1/2 c chopped walnuts
11/2 c shredded coconut
1 1/3 c pureed cooked carrots
8 oz can crushed pineapple, drained

Cream Cheese Frosting

8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
6 tbsp butter
3 c confectioners sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 tbsp lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
350 degree oven; grease 2 9" springform pans
Sift dry ingredients into a bowl
Add oil, eggs and vanilla. Beat well.
Fold in walnuts, coconut, carrots and pineapple.

Pour into greased and floured pans

Bake in middle rack of oven 50 minute until edges pull away and cake tester comes out clean.

Cool on cake rack for 3 hours; frost

Frosting
Cream butter and cream cheese
Beat in sugar and vanilla and lemon.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 large cake
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
2nd place Montgomery County Fair - 1995

 

 

 

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