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Chocolate Carrot Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Carrot Cake, by , is from Family Recipes From Bea And Mildred, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

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2 cups Flour
1 cup Sugar
2/3 cup Cocoa
1 tablespoon Grated Orange Peel
2 teaspoons Baking Soda
1-1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
1-1/3 cups Oil
4 Large Eggs
1/2 cup Orange Juice
2 medium Carrots, Shredded (about 1-1/2 cups)
1 cup Raisins
1 cup Chopped Walnuts

Cream Cheese Glaze:
1-3 ounces soften Cream Cheese
1/ cup Confectioner's Sugar
3-4 tablespoons Milk
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla
2 tablespoons Cocoa

In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa, grated orange peel, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, oil eggs, and orange juice with electric mixer at low speed. Beat first until blended. Increase speed to medium, beat until smooth. Stir in carrots, raisins, and chopped walnuts. Bake in 350 F oven in greased and floured fluted 10-cup pan, 45-50 minutes.

At medium speed, beat cream cheese, confectioner's sugar, 2 tablespoons milk and vanilla until smooth. Remove 1 tablespoon to small bowl and add cocoa and remaining 1-2 tablespoons milk. Beat until smooth. Spoon chocolate glaze over top of cake. Drizzle plain over chocolate glaze.




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