14 Karat Carrot Cake

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 16
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

2 c sifted flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 c brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c white sugar
4 eggs
1 1/2 c canola oil any type you have will work ok
2 c grated carrots
1 8 oz can crushed pineapple, drained
1 c chopped pecans
1 c coconut or more
BUTTERMILK GLAZE
1 c sugar
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 c buttermilk
1/2 c white corn syrup
1 tsp vanilla
ORANGE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
1 c butter
8 oz pkg of cream cheese, soften
2 lb sifted powdered sugar
1 tsp each of vanilla, orange, orange rind

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Mary Lou Ivy Recipe
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Well Seasoned
Dallas, TX (pop. 1.2M)
mlou
Member Since Feb 2010
Mary Lou's notes for this recipe:
Carrot cake is a favorite of my family so about 5 yrs ago I went on a quest to find "the best" and this is the winner!! I will post a picture when I make it for Easter.
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Directions

1
Combine flour, b powder, salt & cinnamon in large bowl, set aside.
2
In mixer, combine brown sugar, white sugar, eggs and oil. Mix well. Add the above flour mixture and mix until all is incorporated.
3
Add the carrots, pineapple, pecans and coconut, stirring well. Use Baker's Joy on pans of your choice and bake at 350 for 25-45 minutes depending on your pan size.
4
While cake is baking cook the buttermilk glaze. combine all ing except vanilla in saucepan and bring to a boil, cook 4 minutes, stirring. remove from heat and add vanilla. Spread hot glaze over warm cake. Cool and frost with orange cream cheese frosting. yum

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user Cin Straw's Kitchen Straws - May 7, 2012
Not sure but I think you already posted it recipe.
I like they way this one is written up though.
Sounds wonderful.
user Mary Lou Ivy mlou - Jul 4, 2012
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo

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