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Carrot Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Carrot Cake, by , is from Pearl Holland Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Karen Summers
Added: Tuesday, September 29, 2009


3 C flour
2 C sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp
1 tsp soda
1 tsp nutmeg
2 tsp cinnamon
2 C grated carrots
1 1/2 C oil
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 small can crushed pineapple
1/4 C chopped nuts (optional)

1 pkg (3 oz) cream cheese
1/4 C oleo softened
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 C powdered sugar

Mix all dry ingredients and sift together. Mix sugar, oil, eggs, pineapple & carrots and add to dry ingredients. Bake in a greased floured pan at 350 for 1 hour or until done.

Mix all ingredients together until smooth.




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