Best Carrot Cake

BEST CARROT CAKE
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Ingredients

PINEAPPLE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
1 1/2 tsp pineapple juice
2 c powered sugar or confectioner's sugar
1/2 c butter, softened (1 full stick)
1 tsp vanilla extract
16 oz cream cheese, softened
CARROT CAKE
2 c flour
2 c sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 pinch allspice, ground
4 eggs
1/2 c vegetable oil
1 c applesauce, unsweetened
3 c carrots, grated
1 c walnuts, chopped
8 1/2 oz pineapples, crushed
1/4 c golden raisins
1/4 c raisins
1/4 c coconut, flaked
crisco spray with flour

The Cook

Aneisha Grinton Recipe
Lightly Salted
Winston-Salem, NC (pop. 229,617)
Showmans_wifey
Member Since Aug 2010
Aneisha's notes for this recipe:
I just made this yesterday and the icing is to die for!!! It is inspired by a cake sold at Wegman's grocery store and an icing I saw on this site.
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Directions

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Mix flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, baking powder, nutmeg, and allspice in a bowl.
3
In a seperate bowl mix oil, applesauce, pineapples, raisins, and coconut.
4
Add eggs by hand to dry mix 1 by 1.
5
Then using an electric mixer on low setting to add the wet mix to egg mix.
6
Then by hand mix in the carrots and walnuts.
7
Use some crisco spray w/ flour and spray 2 9 inch pans.
8
Pour batter into the pans
9
Cook for about 40 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean.
10
For the icing mix the butter and cream cheese with electric mixer.
11
Add powdered sugar little by little.
12
Once the sugar is in add the pineapple juice, then the vanilla extract.
13
Once the cake has cooled, ice the cake.

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user Bea L. BeachChic - Mar 28, 2011
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user FREDA GABLE cookin4me - Mar 28, 2011
Yuuuuum, Aneisha, This Sounds Absolutely Delicious, Now did you eat it all before we got the Picture :). . . I love seeing the Finished Product.
Thanks Bunches for Sharing this recipe.
user Aneisha Grinton Showmans_wifey - Apr 1, 2011
I actually served it and it was gone that night.
user LATINA INGELS TINALUVSTOCOOK - May 10, 2011
sounds yummy, what type of flour do you use??
user stephanie malaspina steffi - May 21, 2011
This recipe rocks
I can't wait to bring it to church next week.
thanks

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