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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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This recipe for Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, by , is from Bart and Mary's Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Bonnie Davis
Added: Tuesday, February 15, 2011


2 cup flour
2 cup sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs beaten
3 cups grated carrots

1 large pkg cream cheese (8 oz)
1 box powdered sugar
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1 stick butter
1 tbsp vanilla

Sift all dry ingredients. Add oil and eggs. MIx well. Add grated carrots. Bake in greased and floured pans (3 of them) for 30 minutes in a preheated 350 degree oven.

For Icing:
MIx all ingredients until fluffy. This can also be made in one large sheet pan or cupcakes. Adjust baking times accordingly.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the best--melt in your mouth, moist cake ever!




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