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Lelwica's Favorite Carrot Cake Recipe

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Marge Lelwica


4 eggs (well beaten)
1 1/2 cup salad oil
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup walnuts (chopped)
2 cups raw carrots (approx. 3 large carrots)

(Shelly has substituted pumpkin or squash for carrots and it still works out well.)

1. Mix in given order
2. Fold in nuts and carrots.
3. Before I put batter in a TUBE pan---I grease tube pan a lot.
4. Bake in tube pan at 350 degrees for 60 minutes.
5.Test with tooth pick for doneness
6. After removing from the oven keep tube pan upright.
7. I then place the pan on a long stem bottle neck to cool.
8. Remove from pan after only 20 minutes or it will stick in the cake pan---forever.
9. Frost when cool.
10. I like to use the cream cheese frosting.

Frosting Recipe or Carrot Cake:

1. Soften 1/2 cup butter
2. Add 1 package of Philadelphia cream cheese
3. Cream these ingredients together well.
4. Then add 2 cups of powdered sugar.
5. Add 1 Tablespoon vanilla and beat until smooth.
6. Frost cake with small amount at a time.




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