Aunt Katherine Famous Carrot Cake Recipe

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Aunt Katherine Famous Carrot Cake

zina eddy

By
@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes