14 Karat Cake Recipe

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14 KARAT CAKE

Mary Lou Ivy

By
@mlou

This is my favorite carrot cake recipe! My family loves it and I hope your family will agree!


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Serves:

12-16

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
light brown sugar
1 c
white sugar
4 large
eggs
1 1/2 c
canola oil or oil of your choice
2 c
carrots, grated
1 8 oz
can crushed pineapple, drained
1 c
pecans, chopped
1 small can(s)
coconut optional

BUTTERMILK GLAZE

1 c
white sugar
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
buttermilk
1/2 c
butter
1 Tbsp
white corn syrup
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To make cake:
Mix first 4 ingredients together in large bowl. In mixing bowl combine sugars. Beat eggs and add oil. Add oil and eggs mixture to sugars. Mix into dry ingre. Add carrots ,pineapple, pecans and coconut. Pour in prepared pans and bake until done. I make mine in a 9X13 pan and takes 35-45 minutes depending on your oven.
2
Buttermilk glaze
Combine all except vanilla in saucepan and bring to a boil over med heat. Cook for 4 minutes stirring while it boils. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Spread hot glaze over warm cake. Cool and frost.
3
Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
1/2 cup butter
8 ounce cream cheese, soft
1 teas each of vanilla, orange juice, orange rind
1 pound powdered sugar
Mix butter and soft cream cheese. Add rest of ingredients. FYI..I double this since my family loves frosting!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American