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Carrot Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gail Nelson
Added: Sunday, February 13, 2011

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c flour
2 t baking powder
1 1/2 t soda
1 1/2 t salt
2 t cinnamon
2 c sugar
1 1/2 c salad oil
4 eggs
2 c finely grated carrots
1 8 1/2 oz can crushed pineapple - drained
1/2 c chopped nuts
1/2 c flaked coconut

Frosting:
1 3oz package cream cheese
3/4 stick margarine or butter
1 t vanilla
3 c powdered sugar
1 t milk

Directions:
Directions:
Combine flour, baking powder, soda, salt & cinnamon. Add oil, eggs, sugar & mix well.
Add carrots, pineapple, nuts & coconut. Blend well. Pour into 9X13 cake pan that has been well greased & floured. Bake 40 - 50 minutes at 350

Make frosting & spread on cooled cake.

 

 

 

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