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Carrot Nut Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandy Smith

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. soft butter or margarine
1 1/2 c. granulated sugar
1/2 c. packed brown sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 T. grated lemon rind
4 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. finely grated pared carrots
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
3 c. sifted all-purpose flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. fresh orange juice

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 . Grease and flour a 10" tube pan. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add cinnamon, nutmeg and lemon rind. Beat in eggs, one at a time Stir in vanilla, carrots and walnuts. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add alternately with orange juice. Turn into tube pan;. Bake for 60 minutes, until tester inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 minutes; turn out of pan and cool completely on wire rack. Spoon Orange Glaze over top, letting it run down sides of cake and decorate with freshly grated carrot.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
90 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Cut this out of a paper many years ago. See Orange Glaze recipe.

 

 

 

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