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Best Ever Carrot Cake Recipe

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Added: Monday, October 3, 2005


2 c. all purpose flour
3/4 c. whole wheat flour
1 T. baking soda
1 t. salt
1 T. cinnamon
1 t. nutmeg
4 large or 5 medium eggs
1 1/4 c. vegetable oil
2 t. vanilla extract
2 1/4 c. sugar
4 c. grated carrots
3/4 c. chopped nuts

1 c. butter, softened
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese
1/2 to 1 lb. powdered sugar
1 t. vanilla extract

1. Preheat oven 350 degrees.
2. For cake, mix dry ingredients together. In separate bowl, mix eggs, oil, vanilla and sugar. Combine two mixtures. Fold in carrots and nuts.
3. Pour into a greased and floured springform pan. Bake for 70 to 80 minutes until firm to the touch. Cool before frosting.
4. For frosting: combine all ingredients in standing mixer, mix well and spread on cooled cake. Serves 12.

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This is the only carrot cake recipe you will ever need. Undoubtedly the best - really!




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