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Carrot Cake Recipe

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Cynda Knight
Added: Wednesday, November 4, 2009


2 c. sugar
3 eggs
1 c. oil
2 c. grated carrots
1 3/4 c. crushed pineapple in juice

2 1/4 c. flour
1 t. salt
2 t. cinnamon
2 t. soda

1 c. chopped nuts,
1c. coconut
1c. raisins
1 t. vanilla

Mix sugar, eggs, oil, carrots and drained pineapple.
Add flour and spices, mix until blended. Stir in nuts, coconut, raisins and vanilla.
Bake at 350 for 45 min.

When cool frost with...8oz. cream cheese and 1/2 c. butter mixed, add 1 lb. powdered sugar and 1 t. vanilla. Beat well

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The frosting is very rich and sweet. Almond can be substituted for the vanilla.




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