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Carrot Cake Recipe

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Karen Schuller Krug
Added: Sunday, April 19, 2009


2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
3 cups grated carrots
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 1/2 cup vegetable oil (canola is my favorite)
4 eggs, beaten

Mix all ingredients together. Bake 350, 9 X 13" pan, about 30+ minutes.

When cake is COMPLETELY cool, frosting with (whipped):
1/4 cup butter
1 lb. powdered sugar
3 oz. cream cheese
2 tsp vanilla
and enough milk to make it spread nicely.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Brother John and I often teamed together on this, one peeling and shredding carrots, the other doing everything else! Don't make this without the frosting. It makes it great.




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