CARROT CAKE W/BABY FOOD (SALLYE)

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By
@grandedame

This is a deviation from my usual carrot cake. It uses baby food carrots instead of grated carrots. It taste is just as delicious as a regular carrot cake.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8-12 slices depending on size
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
all purpose flour
2 c
granulated sugar
1 c
cooking oil (i use corn)
4 large
eggs
8 oz
junior baby food carrots
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
ground allspice
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
finely chopped pecans

BUTTER CREAM FROSTING MIX

4 oz
softened cream cheese
4 oz
softened butter
16 oz
confectioners sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

1Grease and flour two 9" cake pans and set aside

Turn oven to 350ยบ to preheat
2Sift flour, salt, baking soda and spices into mixing bowl

Pour pecans into flour mixture and blend to cover pecans

Set aside
3In large mixing bowl, place sugar, oil and eggs

Beat at medium high speed with electric mixer until light and fluffy

Add in carrots and continue to beat until thoroughly mixed
4Add flour mixture 1/3 at a time as you continue to beat.

Continue adding flour mixture until all is transferred to oil/sugar/egg/carrot mixture

Beat until batter is smooth and of custard consistency

Transfer into cake pans equally
5Place pans in preheated oven and bake 30-35 minutes until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.

Turn out on cooling rack

When cake is completely cool, ice with frosting below
6PREPARING BUTTER CREAM FROSTING:

Place cream cheese and softened butter in mixing bowl and mix with electric mixer

Sift confectioners sugar into butter/cream cheese mixture until well blended

Add vanilla and blend in well

Do not over mix or butter/cheese mixture will separate.

ENJOY!

About this Recipe

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