Century Inn Carrot Cake Recipe

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CENTURY INN CARROT CAKE

Mary Louise

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@BlueRibbonBaking

This is the best carrot cake that you will ever have!
This recipe was in the Milwaukee Journal around 1980 in the food section. Century Inn was a popular restaurant and known for a good carrot cake.
Here is the recipe as it appear in the paper. It is still as good as EVER!


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Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
salt
2 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
salad oil
4
eggs
3 c
carrots, grated
1/2 c
chopped nuts (i like walnuts)
frosting:
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 c
butter, room temperature
1 lb
powdered sugar
2 tsp
lemon juice, fresh

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Grease and flour a 13x9 inch cake/baking pan or three 9 inch round cake pans. (Century Inn always served a three layer cake.)

2Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.

3In a large mixing bowl mix sugar and oil. Add egg one at a time beating well after each addition.

4Stir in dry ingredients, carrots and nuts.

5Pour into pan or pan. Bake 55-60 minutes for rounds and 65-70 minutes for 13x9. Test cake with a cake tester to amke sure that it is done.

6When cake is cool, make frosting.

7Beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add powdered sugar and lemon juice, beat until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes