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Shawnna's Famous Carrot Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shawnna Pugh Altieri

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 eggs
3/4 cup buttermilk
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups shredded carrots
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice
1 cup raisins

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Cover raisins with orange juice and bring to a boil. Allow to simmer 2 - 3 minutes, then remove from heat and cool. Drain and add when prompted.
Grease and flour one 8 x 13 inch pan, or three 9 inch pans. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk, oil, sugar and vanilla. Mix well then add flour mixture and mix well. In a medium bowl, combine shredded carrots, coconut, walnuts, pineapple, and raisins. Using a large wooden spoon, add carrot mixture to batter and fold in well. Pour into prepared 8" x 12" pan and bake at 350 for 1 hour, OR bake in three 9" pans for 25 - 28 minutes. Cool before frosting with cream cheese frosting.

 

 

 

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