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Carrot Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Teri Lester

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
3 c. raw carrots, grated
1-1/2 c. oil
2 c. self-rising flour
2 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. walnut flavoring
4 eggs
1 c. chopped nuts
1 c. coconut

Topping:
1/2 c. buttermilk
1 T. Karo white syrup
1 c. white sugar
1/2 tsp. baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Use a well greased tube pan.

Cake:
Put flour, sugar and oil n a large mixing bowl.
Beat eggs and add to mixture; mixing well by hand - DO NOT use a mixer.
Add flavorings, nuts, coconut and grated carrots; mixing well after each addition.
Pour batter into a well greased tube pan.
Bake 1-1/2 hours in a 350 oven; lay a piece of foil over the tube pan for the first hour of baking.
Immediately after removing baked cake from oven; pour hot topping over cake.
Allow cake to stand 3-4 hours before removing from pan.

Topping:
In a saucepan, combine the buttermilk, syrup, sugar and baking soda; boil until "soft ball" stage is reached.
Stir constantly while cooking; the mixture will turn brown.
Pour hot topping over baked cake immediately after removing from oven.
Allow cake to stand 3-4 hours before removing from pan.

 

 

 

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