Aunt Katherine Famous Carrot Cake Recipe

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Aunt Katherine Famous Carrot Cake

zina eddy

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@zee040463

My Aunt Katherine makes the best Carrot Cake in the World. I always told her that she should write a cookbook, and now I make this in my sleep.


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Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

3 c
carrots grated (i buy the carrots that are grated and are in the bag)
1 1/4 c
corn oil
3
eggs
2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
3 1/2 c
unbleached flour sifted
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
raisins
1/2 can(s)
crused pineaples

CREAM CHEESE ICING

4 oz
cream cheese
3 Tbsp
cold water
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla flavor
1 1/2
16oz boxes confectioners sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 Combine carrots, oil, sugar, eggs,cinnamon and nutmeg in a mixing bowl. Beat about 3 minutes.
2
Add one 2 cups flour, mix well. Gradually add remaining flour baking powder, soda,and salt.
3
Add vanilla flavor, raisins, and pineapple. Beat about 3 minutes or until all ingredients are blended well. If mixture is stiff, add 2 Tbs. of orange juice and beat again.
4
Lightly grease and flour (2)9" cake pans. Pour in cake batter.
5
Bake in oven for 45-60 minutes. Test for completion by pushing cake down. If cake springs back, when done
6
Remove cake from oven and drizzle glaze over cake while it's still hot. Let cake cool before severing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes