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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

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

Pour pecans into flour mixture and blend to cover pecans

Set aside
3
In 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
4
Add 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
5
Place 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
6
PREPARING 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