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Wayside Inn Carrot Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Wayside Inn Carrot Cake, by , is from The Moreland Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Debbie Hahn
Added: Saturday, April 12, 2008


2 cups Flour mixed with 1 tbsp baking powder
2 tsp Cinnamon
1-1/2 tsp Baking soda
1-1/3 cup Granulated sugar
4 large Eggs
1 cup Vegetable oil
2 cups Finely shredded carrots
1 cup Chopped nuts if desired

1 pkg Cream cheese, room temp 8 oz
2 cups Confectioners' Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla extract

Heat oven to 350. Grease 13x9 pan. Mix flour, cinnamon, and baking soda. In large bowl beat eggs, sugar and oil until blended (with spoon). Stir in flour mixture, then carrots and nuts. Pour in pan and bake 40-50 minutes till pick in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on rack. Spread with cream cheese icing. Cut in 12 rectangles.

Icing: Beat cream cheese till fluffy, beat in confectioners sugar and vanilla till smooth.

The BEST carrot cake ever.

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