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Carrot Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Arlene Westby Evenson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
4 eggs
2 c flour
2 c sugar
1 c vegetable oil
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp soda
2 tsp cinnamon (heap these)
3 c grated carrot (grate fine in food processor and pack cups (takes about 1 lb))

Frosting:
6 oz cream cheese
5-6 Tbsp softened real butter
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp Half & Half
Add powdered sugar - almost 1 box.

Chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Lightly beat eggs - add sugar and oil. Beat till pretty well blended. Add all dry ingredients. Blend well. Fold in carrots.
9 x 12 pan, 2 1/2 " deep - don't grease. 325 for 1 hr 15 minutes. Don't use a toothpick to test. If it's pulled away form side of pan, it's done.

Frosting: Cream all ingredients. Sprinkle the cake with chopped nuts.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was in the 1st Westby cookbook.
Westby Branch: Arlene

 

 

 

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