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Carrot Cake Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c all-purpose flour

2 tsp baking soda

tsp salt

2 tsp ground cinnamon

3 large eggs

2 c sugar

c vegetable oil

c buttermilk

2 tsp vanilla extract

2 c grated carrot

1 (8-oz) can crushed pineapple, drained

1 (3 1/2-oz) can flaked coconut

1 c chopped pecans or walnuts

Buttermilk Glaze

Cream Cheese Frosting

Directions:
Directions:
Line 3 (9-inch) round cakepans with wax paper; lightly grease and flour wax paper. Set pans aside.

Stir together first 4 ingredients.

Beat eggs and next 4 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Add flour mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Fold in carrot and next 3 ingredients. Pour batter into prepared cakepans.

Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Drizzle Buttermilk Glaze evenly over layers; cool in pans on wire racks 15 minutes. Remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks. Spread Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake recipe is a crowd favorite, no matter what season it is. Add some extra spice, rum, or brown butter during the cold months. During the spring, decorate it with flowers or maybe even hints of fruit.

 

 

 

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