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Grandma's Carrot Cake Recipe

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Carol Holman
Added: Monday, July 13, 2009


2 c. sugar
2 c. cake flour
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. cinnamon
1-1/2 c. Wesson Oil
3 c. grated carrots
4 eggs
1 tsp. salt

2-1/2 - 8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese
1 stick butter (1/4 lb.)
1/2 box powdered sugar (1-1/2 cups)
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts (I use walnuts)

Preheat oven to 350.

Prepare 3 round cake pans - grease, flour, pour off extra flour and then put wax paper cut to fit in the bottom of the pans.

Combine all cake ingredients and divide between the 3 cake pans. Bake at 350 for 20-30 minutes.

Combine the filling ingredients and spread between the layers, on top and around the side of the cake.

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