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Carrot Cake Recipe

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

Sharon Ancelet
Added: Monday, July 31, 2006


2 c. flour
2 tsp. Baking powder
2 tsp. Baking soda
2 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Salt
2 c. sugar
1 1/2 c vegetable oil
4 eggs
3 c. grated carrots
1/2 c. chopped nuts

1. Stir together flour, baking powder, soda, cinnamon, salt, and sugar.
2. Add oil and beat well.
3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
4. Stir in carrots and nuts.
5. Blend thoroughly.
6. Pour into a greased 13 x 9 pan.
7. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes.
8. Frost with cream cheese icing.




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