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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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This recipe for Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, by , is from The Upper Hunter Family Day Care Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jamika Family Daycare
Added: Tuesday, July 14, 2009


1 cup caster sugar
3 eggs
2 cups finely grated carrot [approx 2 lge carrots]
1 1/3 cups plain flour
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/4 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
orange wedges to serve
cream cheese frosting
80g cream cheese, softened
60g butter, softened
3/4 cup icing - sugar mixture
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts

1. Preheat oven to moderately slow [160*]. Grease a 22cm round cake pan and line base and side with baking paper.
2. Beat sugar and eggs in a small bowl with an electric mixer until pale and thick. Stir in remaining ingredients. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
3. Bake for about 1 hour or until cooked when tested. Stand cake in pan for 5 minutes. Turn onto a wire rack to cool.
4. Cream cheese frosting;
Beat cream cheese, butter,icing sugar and vanilla in a small bowl with an electric mixer until smooth and fluffy.
5. Spread frosting over top of cake. Sprinkle with walnuts. Serve cake with orange wedges.




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