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Carrot Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mrs. Fields

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all purpose flour
2 tbsps. baking soda
tsp. salt
2 tsps. cinnamon
1 cup light brown sugar, packed
1 cup white sugar
1 cups butter, softened
3 large eggs
2 tsps. pure vanilla extract
3 cups carrots, grated
cup pineapple, crushed
1 cup raisins
1 cup walnuts, crushed

Icing:
16 oz. cream cheese, softened
cup salted butter
1 tbsp. lemon juice, fresh (1 large lemon)
2 tsps. pure vanilla extract
3 cups icing sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 9" cake pans. In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and sugars. Add butter, one egg and vanilla and blend with mixer on low speed. Increase speed to medium and beat for 2 minutes. Scrape down sides of bowl. Add remaining eggs, one at a time, beating 30 seconds after each addition. Add carrots, pineapple, raisins and walnuts. Blend on low until thoroughly combined. Pour batter into prepared pans and smooth surface with rubber spatula. Bake in center of oven for 60-70 minutes. Toothpick inserted into center should come out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes. Invert cakes on rack and cool to room temperature. To prepare icing, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth, then add lemon juice and vanilla. Beat until combined and add icing sugar gradually, mixing on low until smooth. Refrigerate one hour to set icing.

 

 

 

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