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Grandma Hansen's 3 Layer Carrot Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kelly Rees

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 c. flour
2 tsp. minus 1/4 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
2 c. sugar minus 2 T.
1 1/2 c. oil minus 2 T.
4 eggs
2 c. grated carrots, raw
1 8 1/2 oz. can crushed pineapple, drained
1 c. walnuts or pecans
4 oz. sour cream

Directions:
Directions:
Mix unsifted dry ingredients.
Add sugar, oil, & beaten eggs.
Mix well with electric beater on medium.
Add sour cream, mix.
Add carrots, pineapple, nuts and stir.
Pour into (3) 9" or 8" prepared pans. To prepare:
Grease bottom, put wax paper in bottom then grease wax paper.
Bake, checking every 10 minutes for 25 minutes @ 375

Cream Cheese Frosting
1/2 c. butter
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
Beat in 1 lb. powdered sugar
If doing a 3 layer cake, double this recipe.

 

 

 

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