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Carrot Cake--Mom's Famous Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Martha Ann McDonald

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all purpose flour
2 cups sugar
3 cups grated carrots
2 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda---mix well!

Beat in:
4 eggs beaten
1 ½ cups corn oil
1 tsp vanilla


ICING:
12 oz cream cheese (1 and ½ bars of cream cheese)softened
3/4 cup butter (1 and ½ sticks) softened
1 tsp vanilla
2 ½ cups powdered sugar….maybe more---is that 3 and ¾ cups

2 cups chopped pecans --depending on how much you like---I put in between layers!!! and press into icing on sides of cake for a beautiful presentation

Directions:
Directions:
Line 9 inch panswith parchment paper, well greased and floured. I grease pan and parchment.

Bake at preheated 350 for 20-30 minutes.


For icing, blend cream cheese and butter with hand held mixer. Add vanilla and stir in powdered sugar.

 

 

 

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