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1 3/4 cup sugar
1 1/4 cup Wesson oil
4 eggs
2 cups plain flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
3 cups grated carrots
1/2 cup nuts
1 small can crushed pineapple

1 stick oleo
1 8-ounce package cream cheese
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 box powdered sugar

Cake: Cream sugar and oil. Add eggs. Sift flour and other dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture. Fold in grated carrots and nuts. Grease and flour three 9-inch pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

Icing: Cream together oleo, cream cheese, vanilla, and powdered sugar. Add enough pineapple juice to make mixture spreadable. Ice layers, putting the drained crushed pineapple between the layers on top of the icing.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nell Robinson gave this recipe to Betsy, who gave it to me. This is the recipe Betsy always used to make Chris Parker's cake for his birthday.




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